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Message for citizen's all of you about new coronavirus infectious disease on reaching New Year holidays from Fumiko Hayashi The Mayor of Yokohama

Last update date December 24, 2020


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 Citizen's all of you
 It is Fumiko Hayashi of the mayor.

 Infection spread of new coronavirus continues.
 The number of the infected people of new coronavirus in Yokohama-shi becomes 998 people in latest one week (December 17-23) and increases than 814 people in previous week. Extended tendency of infection continues, and Yokohama-shi works on infectious disease measures with a strong sense of crisis.
 As of December 23, hospitalized person is 421 people. Person of slight illness, no symptom is 338 people soon, and 80%, the seriously ill whole are 5% for 20 people. In addition, 137 beds are used serious case preparing for with medical institution in Yokohama-shi about 500 beds of beds for medium grade symptom, and, as for the rate of operation, it is 27.4%.
 Medical institution cooperates and cooperates and accepts daily emergency patients and balances treatment and general practice of positive patient and maintains the medical care offer system well.
 However, health resource is not infinite. Infected people needing hospitalization increase and are the situation that we can be never careless about. It lasts for the cause, long term of a strong sense of duty, and healthcare workers have duties hit with extreme feeling of strain, and it is demanded above all that it does not increase no longer new infected people.

 Action of each this Christmas and year-end and New Year all of you prevents impoverishment of clinical practice and is connected in looking after life of citizens.
 We would like to citizen's all of you some other time.

  • Please restrain yourself from going out as much as possible to reduce contact opportunity with people in addition to preventive measures against infection such as avoiding wearing of mask and 3 dense o if possible. Please have meeting in year-end party, the New Year when a great number of people gather in one place.
  • New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine is not particular on the first three days of a new year and has it disperses and visit and would like homecoming to be connected for contact with elderly person carefully.

 Yokohama-shi organizes special team for New Year holidays of medical adjustment measures team "Y-CERT" and secures bed including general practice smoothly. About fever except corona, we give medical care in emergency clinics anytime on holiday of each ward. Yokohama-shi infectious disease call center supports in 24 hours, too and fixes the consultation system or the inspection system well. With country and prefecture, all of the medical institutions, we will look after life of citizen's all of you sequentially.

 You have you adopt preventive measures against civic infection that is enough, everyone, and please spend calm New Year holidays.

Fumiko Hayashi The Mayor of Yokohama signature

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