Japan recorded a sharp increase in the spread of coronavirus among the local population. The authorities of several prefectures are planning to tighten anti-covirus restrictions as soon as possible.
As noted by the NHK broadcasting company, on January 6 on the territory of the island country recorded more than four thousand new cases of infection COVID-19. The last time similar figures on the territory of the country could be observed in mid-September last year.
The highest number of infected were found on the southernmost Japanese island of Okinawa (981 people), in metropolitan Tokyo (641 people), a major metropolis of Osaka (505 people) and Hiroshima prefecture (273 people).