Japan Logs 43,384 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Oct. 19 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 43,384 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, down by about 3,000 from a week before.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients rose by nine from Tuesday to 125, while 71 new deaths were confirmed.

In Tokyo, 4,204 new cases were reported, a decline of 586 from a week before and the first week-on-week drop in eight days.

The number of severely ill patients in the Japanese capital rose by two from Tuesday to 11. The seven-day average of new cases rose 24.5 pct week on week to 3,398.7.


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