Japan Records 109,596 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Dec. 2 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 109,596 new COVID-19 cases Friday, a decrease of some 9,200 from a week before.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients across the country rose by 10 from Thursday to 349, while 168 deaths were newly reported.

In Tokyo, 11,244 new cases were confirmed, a decrease of some 1,700 from a week before and the first week-on-week decline in eight days.

The Japanese capital reported 13 new COVID-19 fatalities. There were 20 patients with severe symptoms, unchanged from Thursday.

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