The number of novel coronavirus infections confirmed in Japan from July to September was four times higher than the figure for March to May, but the death rate from COVID-19 has dropped significantly.
Étiqueté : statistiques
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan. Data provided by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
The number of infections, reproduction numbers, doubling speeds, death rates: national pandemic statistics are updated, compared and discussed daily. The numbers are shocking, but so are the huge national differences. Why are there so few people infected in Japan? Why is the death rate in Germany so low? Why is the situation in France so bad? For sure, countries apply different testing and reporting methods.
Lack of testing and delayed numbers take blame for possible undercount
The Japanese capital may have suffered more than 200 excess fatalities from pneumonia and other causes early in the outbreak, possibly dwarfing the period’s official coronavirus death count of 16.