Tokyo Reports 10,221 New Coronavirus Cases

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Tokyo, March 16 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed 10,221 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Wednesday, down by 602 from a week before but above 10,000 for the first time in six days.

In the Japanese capital, new COVID-19 fatalities totaled 21 on the day. The number of coronavirus patients with severe symptoms under the Tokyo metropolitan government's criteria fell by seven from Tuesday to 54.

The seven-day average of new positive cases in Tokyo stood at 8,390.3, down 13.6 pct from a week before.


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