Tokyo daily coronavirus cases up from a week earlier to 13,516 -NHK
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo recorded 13,516 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, up 1,751 from a week earlier, national broadcaster NHK reported.
It is the first daily rise from week-earlier levels since Feb. 8, NHK said, adding that the Japanese capital recorded 27 deaths, the highest this year.
A Japanese health panel on Friday approved a plan for more targeted COVID curbs across much of the nation.
(Reporting by Yuka Obayashi; Editing by William Mallard)
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