In one of the video clips, a staff member placed the seated man on a luggage cart and proceeded to punch him twice in the face after being bitten. The other clip showed a different staff member kicking the man in the leg from the side to stop him from kicking a window while seated on the floor.
Three new clusters were confirmed. There were 36 people at a facility for people with disabilities in Ichihara City, 9 people at a facility for the elderly in Isumi City, and 12 people at a facility for people with disabilities in Tako City.
In November 2020, a man in his late 30s who worked at a short-term facility for people with disabilities in Nagoya died. He collapsed while working the night shift alone and was found in the morning. The cause of death was subarachnoid hemorrhage
As the spread of the new coronavirus continues, medical teams have been dispatched to facilities for people with disabilities, where normal infection control measures are difficult, such as being unable to wear masks, and efforts have begun to provide guidance on infection control measures.
The Kanagawa Prefectural Government has announced that it will transfer the operation of a facility in Yokohama City, where some of the residents of a Kanagawa prefectural facility for people with intellectual disabilities, where 19 people were murdered in Sagamihara City six years ago, to another corporation starting next April.
Partly based on a child welfare bill submitted by the DPFP in February, the envisioned law is expected to call for a regular survey to identify and assess young carers and stronger educational and welfare support, as well as to specify the roles of the central and local governments.