14 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

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Tokyo, May 16 (Jiji Press)--Fourteen new confirmed cases of the coronavirus were reported in Tokyo on Saturday, bringing the total to 5,050.

The daily number of new cases in the Japanese capital stood below 50 for 11 days in a row.

In Hokkaido, northern Japan, the number of total cases rose by seven to 1,006.

The country's total cases grew by 53. The new cases also included 12 in Kanagawa Prefecture and eight in Chiba Prefecture, both of which neighbor Tokyo.

The number of deaths from the virus across the country increased by 19 to 761. In Tokyo alone, 11 new deaths were reported.

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