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Table 2 Weekly number of observed and deficit deaths and percent deficit from road injuries in seven prefectures where a state of emergency was first declared on 7 April 2020, from January to September 2020

From: Trends in deaths from road injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan, January to September 2020

Week Week ending date Observed deaths Exiguous deaths Percent deficit
1 5 January 2020 16 0–7 0.00–27.32
2 12 January 2020 22 0–0 0.00–0.00
3 19 January 2020 17 0–1 0.00–5.53
4 26 January 2020 19 0–0 0.00–0.00
5 2 February 2020 12 0–6 0.00–31.72
6 9 February 2020 20 0–0 0.00–0.00
7 16 February 2020 26 0–0 0.00–0.00
8 23 February 2020 28 0–0 0.00–0.00
9 1 March 2020 12 0–6 0.00–30.28
10 8 March 2020 14 0–4 0.00–18.35
11 15 March 2020 18 0–0 0.00–0.00
12 22 March 2020 21 0–0 0.00–0.00
13 29 March 2020 13 0–5 0.00–24.42
14 5 April 2020 21 0–0 0.00–0.00
15 12 April 2020 11 0–6 0.00–31.99
16 19 April 2020 17 0–0 0.00–0.00
17 26 April 2020 14 0–2 0.00–9.10
18 3 May 2020 6 2–10 25.00–60.80
19 10 May 2020 9 0–7 0.00–41.66
20 17 May 2020 15 0–0 0.00–0.00
21 24 May 2020 18 0–0 0.00–0.00
22 31 May 2020 8 0–7 0.00–44.01
23 07 June 2020 18 0–0 0.00–0.00
24 14 June 2020 13 0–2 0.00–13.16
25 21 June 2020 11 0–5 0.00–27.20
26 28 June 2020 10 0–6 0.00–34.07
27 5 July 2020 13 0–3 0.00–17.30
28 12 July 2020 15 0–2 0.00–7.86
29 19 July 2020 20 0–0 0.00–0.00
30 26 July 2020 8 1–9 11.11–51.16
31 2 August 2020 14 0–4 0.00–18.16
32 9 August 2020 8 1–10 11.11–54.10
33 16 August 2020 11 0–7 0.00–38.36
34 23 August 2020 13 0–5 0.00–26.40
35 30 August 2020 14 0–4 0.00–21.60
36 6 September 2020 13 0–6 0.00–27.89
  1. Percent deficit during the COVID-19 pandemic were defined as the number of deficit deaths divided by the threshold. Weeks with observed deaths from road injuries falling the 95% lower bound were highlighted in gray
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