Tokyo's New COVID-19 Cases Fall below 100

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Tokyo, Oct. 4 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed 87 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Monday, the first figure below 100 since Nov. 2 last year, the metropolitan government said.

The daily count in the Japanese capital fell by 67 from a week before.

The seven-day average of daily new cases in Tokyo fell 42.4 pct from a week before to 196.

The number of patients with severe symptoms, recognized under the metropolitan government's standards, fell by 11 from Sunday to 77. New fatalities totaled six.

Across Japan, 602 new infection cases were confirmed, the first figure below 700 since March 15 this year. New deaths came to 24.

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