Japan Confirms 190 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Dec. 16 (Jiji Press)--Japan reported 190 new cases of novel coronavirus infection and three COVID-19 fatalities on Thursday.

The number of severely ill coronavirus patients stood at 27, unchanged from Wednesday.

Tokyo confirmed 30 new COVID-19 infections, with the daily total climbing by 13 from a week earlier to reach 30 or higher for the first time in 35 days.

The seven-day moving average of daily infection figures stood at 21.1, up 26.3 pct week on week, according to the metropolitan government.

The number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms under the metropolitan government's criteria came to three, unchanged from the previous day.

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