Japan Reports 14,709 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, June 17 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 14,709 new COVID-19 cases Friday, down by 890 from a week before.

New COVID-19 deaths totaled 18. The number of patients with severe symptoms fell by four from Thursday to 40.

New infections in Tokyo dropped by four from a week before to 1,596. Four new COVID-19 fatalities were reported.

The seven-day average of new infections in Tokyo fell 7.5 pct from a week earlier to 1,570. The number of severely ill patients was unchanged from Thursday at zero.


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