Japan Confirms 26,725 New COVID-19 Cases

Society Health

Tokyo, Oct. 8 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 26,725 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a decrease of about 8,900 from a weak before.

The number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms across the country rose by three from Friday to 153, while 71 new deaths were reported.

In Tokyo, 2,605 new cases were confirmed, a decrease of 1,229 from a weak before. Six new deaths were reported.

The seven-day average of new cases in the Japanese capital dropped 38.4 pct to 3,167.6. There were nine patients with severe symptoms, a decline of one from Friday.


[Copyright The Jiji Press, Ltd.]

Jiji Press