Japan Confirms 33,827 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Oct. 6 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 33,827 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, down by about 8,500 from a week earlier, while 75 new fatal cases were reported on the day.

The country had 149 severely ill COVID-19 patients, down by 11 from the previous day.

In Tokyo, the daily number of new infections declined by 1,452 from a week before to 3,580. The seven-day average of new cases fell 37.8 pct to 3,563.4.

The Japanese capital logged nine new COVID-19 fatalities while seeing the number of patients with severe symptoms under its criteria flat at 10.


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