Japan Confirms 391 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Oct. 20 (Jiji Press)--Japan newly confirmed 391 novel coronavirus infection cases and 10 COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday.

The number of very ill COVID-19 patients dropped by 18 from Tuesday to 276.

In Tokyo, the number of new infection cases dropped by 31 from a week before to 41, standing below 100 for the 12th successive day.

The Japanese capital logged five new deaths among infected people.

The seven-day moving average of daily new cases fell 46.7 pct week on week to 47.3, below 50 for the first time since June 28 last year.

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