131 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Tokyo

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Tokyo, July 4 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed 131 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, bringing its total to 6,654, the metropolitan government said.

The daily count in the Japanese capital topped 100 for the third straight day.

Saturday's total included 98 cases involving people in their 20s and 30s. Cases in nightlife districts accounted for 62.

Five cases have been confirmed at a kindergarten in the city of Musashino, the first cluster of infection involving a facility for children in Tokyo.

Across Japan, 262 new cases were confirmed on Saturday.

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