15 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

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Tokyo, May 11 (Jiji Press)--Fifteen coronavirus infection cases were newly confirmed in Tokyo on Monday, the metropolitan government said.

The daily number stood below 50 for the sixth straight day in the Japanese capital. A result below 20 was first since March 30.

"We'll continue to closely watch further developments," an official said, noting that the daily number tends to be low on Mondays.

As of Monday, Tokyo's total infection cases stood at 4,883.

In an internet program, Governor Yuriko Koike said the metropolitan government has found that it failed to recognize 111 infection cases and counted 35 other cases twice.

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