Tokyo Reports 62 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Oct. 14 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo reported 62 new coronavirus infection cases Thursday, down by 81 from a week before and below 100 for the sixth straight day.

The latest seven-day average of new cases stood at 77.1, down 50.0 pct from a week before.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients under Tokyo's criteria fell by three from Wednesday to 40, while 12 people in their 20s to 90s were reported dead.

Across Japan, there were 619 new positive cases and 33 fatal cases. Severely ill patients numbered 381, down by 32 from Wednesday, according to the health ministry.

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