18 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

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Tokyo, June 10 (Jiji Press)--Eighteen new coronavirus infection cases were confirmed in Tokyo on Wednesday, the metropolitan government said.

The daily number exceeded 10 for the 10th straight day in the Japanese capital. Of the 18, seven were nightlife-linked cases.

Across the country, 38 new cases were recorded, including six in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, five in the northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido and one in Kitakyushu in the southwestern prefecture of Fukuoka.

The nationwide death toll from the virus reached 938. The western prefecture of Osaka and Fukuoka each reported one fatal COVID-19 case.

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