Xinhua News Agency Tokyo, Aug. 20 (reporter Huayi) according to the statistics of the Japanese Broadcasting Association (NHK) television station, as of 20:30 (19.30 Beijing time), 1178 new crown confirmed cases were added in Japan on the same day, with a cumulative diagnosis of more than 60000 cases, reaching 60026; 10 new deaths, with a double digit number for 5 consecutive days, and 1159 deaths in total. The data of NHK showed that 339 new cases were newly diagnosed in Tokyo on the 20th, and 18607 cases were diagnosed in total. In addition to Tokyo, more than 100 newly diagnosed cases were added on the 20th, including 132 cases in Osaka Prefecture and 104 cases in Kanagawa county. In 47 counties, 42 newly diagnosed cases were reported the same day. According to the data released by Okinawa County, by 12:00 on 20th, 4 cases were confirmed in Okinawa U.S. base, 355 cases were confirmed in total, 300 of them had been isolated. Since August, there are more than 1000 newly diagnosed cases in Japan in 14 days, but only 237 cases are serious cases. The Japanese government believes that although the number of confirmed cases is more than that of the first wave of epidemic, the current situation is different from the original emergency, and the pressure on the medical system is not very high, so it is not eager to announce a new emergency. “Japan is in the second wave of epidemic, and it is expected that there will be wave 3 and wave 4 in the future. The Japanese people will coexist with the new crown virus in the new lifestyle,” said hiroda Yibo, director of the Japanese Society for infectious diseases on the 19th.