Japan Confirms 123,100 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Sept. 3 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 123,100 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, a decrease of nearly 57,000 from a week earlier.

The number of patients with severe symptoms dropped by 33 from Friday to 506, while 288 new deaths linked to COVID-17 were confirmed.

In Tokyo, 12,561 new cases were confirmed, a decline of about 4,500 from a week earlier. Twenty-seven new deaths were reported.

The seven-day average of new cases in the capital fell 35 pct from a week before to 13,540.9. There were 32 patients with severe symptoms, a decrease of two from Friday.

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