Japan New COVID-19 Cases Up 1,200 from Week Before

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Tokyo, April 5 (Jiji Press)--Japan reported 45,684 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, up by 1,222 from a week ago.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients grew by three from Monday to 508. There were 64 new fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus.

Tokyo had 6,968 new positive cases, 878 fewer than a week before. The Japanese capital also reported nine fatalities.

The seven-day average of new infections in Tokyo stood at 7,482, up 4.2 pct from a week before.

The number of patients with severe symptoms under the metropolitan government's criteria stood at 30, up by one from Monday.

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