Japan Reports 6,438 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, Jan. 10 (Jiji Press)--A total of 6,438 people newly tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Japan on Monday.

There were two new deaths among coronavirus patients.

The nationwide number of severely ill COVID-19 patients stood at 90, unchanged from Sunday.

Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan, reported 672 new infection cases, a record high for the prefecture.

In Tokyo, 871 people newly tested positive for COVID-19, up about eight-fold from a week earlier.

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