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Tokyo guidelines for easing/reinstating requests for social distancing, closures

  • May 16, 2020
  • , Asahi , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

Tokyo Metropolitan Government guidelines for easing or reinstating social distancing and business closure requests

Infection situation

1.    New cases

       Less than 20 individuals per day → ease restrictive measures

       50 individuals or more per day → reinstate distancing/closure requests

2.    Ratio of untraceable cases among new cases

       Less than 50% → lift restrictive measures

       50% or more → reinstate distancing/closure requests

3.    Weekly infection rate among new cases

       Less than previous week → lift restrictive measures

       Double or more than previous week →  reinstate distancing/closure requests

Medical preparedness

4.    Number of patients in critical condition (to assess strain on medical system)

5.    Number of hospital inpatients (to assess utilization of beds set aside for treatment)


6.  Rate of positive results from PCR testing

7.  Number of times consultation centers are accessed

                 (1. 2. And 3. are weekly averages)

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