Experts say that strict COVID-19 measures helped keep the number of flu cases much lower in 2021 and 2022. However, flu cases are likely to be more common than in normal years.
Japan suffering from flu after Corona!
Tokyo. The world is still not back to normal after Coronavirus hit. The hit of Kovid-19 messed up the economy, but it seems to be getting back on track. But now Japan is facing a big problem. Flu Cases in Japan is now causing a lot of trouble there. Flu cases in the country have gotten so bad that an epidemic warning has been issued. On Saturday, Japan’s Health Ministry said that the number of people with flu has reached the epidemic alert level for the week ending January 29.
The news agency Xinhua said, based on data from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, that the average number of patients in each medical institution across the country is 10.36. This number is higher than the warning level of 10, which is 10. The alert level shows how likely it is that an epidemic will start in the next four weeks.
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Over 51,000 cases in one week
The data showed that during a normal seven-day period, more than 51,000 flu cases were reported by more than 5,000 medical institutions in all 47 prefectures of Japan.
The most patients have been reported in Okinawa, which has 41.23, followed by Fukui, which has 25.38, Osaka, which has 24.34, and Fukuoka, which has 21.70.