Tokyo's Daily COVID-19 Infection Tally Falls to 388

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Tokyo, June 19 (Jiji Press)--The Tokyo metropolitan government newly confirmed 388 people with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on Saturday, down 79 from a week earlier.

Tokyo's daily infection tally fell below 400 for the first time in four days.

The daily tally averaged 377.7 for the last week, down 3.4 pct from the preceding week.

The number of severely ill patients under the metropolitan government's criteria increased by one from the previous day to 43.

Japan had a total of 1,520 new positive cases and 28 fatal cases Saturday. The number of severely ill patients dropped by 35 to 740.

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