Tokyo Confirms 112 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, April 28 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo saw 112 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, after two days of fewer than 100, the metropolitan government said.

The daily number of new coronavirus cases in the Japanese capital dropped to 72 on Sunday and 39 on Monday after peaking at 201 on April 17 and then hovering above 100.

The cumulative number of infection cases in Tokyo topped 4,000.

Monday's growth in new cases was "within our projection, but we'll closely monitor developments," a metropolitan government official said.

In the northernmost Japan prefecture of Hokkaido, 38 people newly tested positive for the virus.

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