Severe COVID-19 Cases in Japan Rise to Record 1,478
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Tokyo, Aug. 13 (Jiji Press)--Severe COVID-19 cases in Japan rose by 74 from a day before to a record 1,478 on Friday, almost quadrupling from a month before, the health ministry said.
The previous record was 1,413 marked on May 26.
In Tokyo Thursday, severe cases counted under the capital's own criteria grew to a record 218.
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