Japan Logs 16,592 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, June 15 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 16,592 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, down by 1,822 from a week before.

The number of severely ill patients fell by eight from Tuesday to 53. New COVID-19 fatalities totaled 23.

In Tokyo, 2,015 new infection cases were reported, a rise of 80 from a week before and the first week-on-week increase in 33 days. There were three new COVID-19 fatalities.

The seven-day average of new cases in Tokyo fell 14.0 pct from a week earlier to 1,578.7. The number of severely ill patients rose from zero the day before to one.


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