Fact Sheet
  1. The period for this query is from 2018/12/30 to 2020/08/08
  2. Data as of 2020/08/05 05:43 AM,Current Weekis Week 32/2020,Current Monthis Month 8/2020。
  3. The numbers in the table represent the cases of tuberculosis, including tuberculosis of all form, MDR-TB, smear-negative TB and extra-pulmonary TB.
  4. The number of deaths are deaths of persons whose primary causu of death is tuberculosis. The classification of the cause of deaths is proccessed in accordance with the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
  5. Tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease. Some of the cases require 2-3 months for culture confirmation. Therefore, the calculation of the changes in the number of cases is according to the cases per calculation week, which is the number of cases for the previosu 12 weeks prior to the date of query.
  6. The results of queries are generated automatically. Data may be subject to change without prior notice.
  7. The cumulative annual number of cases is calculated according to year of onset.