Hoy, el gobierno nacional anunció su decisión para alzar el "Estado de Emergencia en contestación a la Nueva "Enfermedad de Coronavirus para un tres prefecturas adicionales, mientras siguiendo el movimiento anterior para 39 prefecturas el 14 de mayo. However, lifting the state of emergency was postponed for the Tokyo metropolitan area, including Kanagawa Prefecture.
The number of new patients testing positive for the new coronavirus in Yokohama last week was 38, a significant drop compared to the peak recorded number. Notably, only 10 cases with unknown routes of infection were identified, or 0.27 per 100,000 in the population, showing that infection in the city has slowed. In addition, while there are currently 43 hospitalized patients with moderate to severe symptoms, Yokohama has 500 beds secured for such patients. Junto con el amplio cuarto para más pacientes, los sistemas del cuidado médicos de la ciudad están manteniéndose sin la interrupción.
The government will again consider lifting the state of emergency declaration on May 25. Once it is lifted, the city will reopen municipal schools and public facilities in stages, after ensuring infection prevention measures are fully in place.
The City of Yokohama will continue to dedicate its full energies to realize the return to a new daily life and the recovery of economic activity for its citizens as soon as possible.