09 March 2020 – Urging preparation in hospitals and calculating potential patient numbers

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Case management
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: Japan’s health ministry has urged local governments to prepare their hospitals for an influx of people infected with the new coronavirus by providing equations for calculating numbers at their peak.
Full details here: https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/03/8aafa8e3636c-local-govts-urged-to-prepare-for-peak-of-coronavirus-infections.html