Japan Confirms 31,802 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Oct. 21 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 31,802 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, a decrease of about 4,500 from a week earlier.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients across the country dropped by seven from Thursday to 106, while 60 new deaths were reported.

In Tokyo, 2,840 new cases were confirmed, a decline of 655 from a week before. Five new deaths were reported.

There were 11 severely ill patients, an increase of two from Thursday. The seven-day average of new cases rose 9.5 pct from a week before to 3,183.9.

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