Tokyo Reports 476 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, June 29 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed 476 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Tuesday, up by 41 from a week before.

The daily figure in the Japanese capital topped the week-before level for the 10th successive day.

The seven-day average of daily cases came to 494.9, up 21.9 pct from a week before.

The number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms under the metropolitan government's standards rose by two from Monday to 43.

New infection cases totaled 1,381 across the country, while there were 30 new fatalities. The number of severely ill patients fell by 12 to 552, according to the health ministry.

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