Japan Logs 17,039 New COVID-19 Cases
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Tokyo, June 7 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 17,039 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, down by nearly 5,000 from a week before.
The number of severely ill patients rose by one from Monday to 76. New COVID-19 fatalities totaled 26.
New infections in Tokyo totaled 1,800, down by 562 from a week before and marking the 25th straight day of week-on-week drop.
One new death linked to COVID-19 was reported in the Japanese capital. The number of severely ill patients remained unchanged from Monday at two.
The seven-day average of new infections in Tokyo slipped 27.6 pct from a week earlier to 1,904.1.
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