Japan Reports 2,652 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, June 5 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 2,652 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a decrease of 939 from a week before and the third straight day below 3,000.

The country had 64 new COVID-19 deaths. The number of patients with severe symptoms fell by 41 from Friday to 1,157.

Tokyo reported 436 new cases, a decline of 103 from a week before. Osaka Prefecture saw a decrease of 42 to 174 new cases.

The seven-day average of new cases in Tokyo dropped 22.9 pct from a week before to 440.3. The Japanese capital had 62 severely ill patients.

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