Japan Confirms 149 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Dec. 11 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 149 new coronavirus infection cases and one fatal case Saturday.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients dropped by two from Friday to 25.

The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 20 new positive cases, up by one from a week before.

The latest seven-day average of new cases in Tokyo stood at 18.4, up 25.2 pct from a week before.

The number of severely ill patients under the metropolitan government's criteria was unchanged from Friday at three. No fatal case was reported.

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