Tokyo Logs 15 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Nov. 16 (Jiji Press)--The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 15 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, down from 30 a week earlier.

No new death from COVID-19 was confirmed in the Japanese capital for the fifth straight day.

The seven-day moving average of daily new cases stood at 20.9, down 9.5 pct from a week before.

The number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms under the metropolitan government's standards was unchanged from the previous day at 10.

Across Japan, new positive cases totaled 154 on Tuesday, with the daily count slipping below 200 for the third straight day. New COVID-19 fatalities came to four, standing below 10 for the 11th consecutive day.

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