Tokyo Reports 3,099 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Sept. 2 (Jiji Press)--The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 3,099 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Thursday, down by 1,605 from a week before.

The daily tally in the Japanese capital was lower than the week-before level for the 11th consecutive day.

According to the metropolitan government, people in their 20s made up the largest group of new cases, at 790, followed by those in their 30s, at 629, and those in their 40s, at 488.

Tokyo also confirmed 10 new deaths of COVID-19 patients in their 50s to 80s.

The seven-day average of daily cases came to 3,140, down 27.9 pct from a week before.

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