Japan Confirms 135,522 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Dec. 18 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 135,522 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, an increase of about 17,000 from a week earlier.

There were 482 severely ill COVID-19 patients across the country, unchanged from Saturday, while 165 new deaths were reported.

In Tokyo, 13,646 new cases were confirmed, a rise of about 1,400 from a week before. Eleven new deaths were reported. There were 32 severely ill patients, unchanged from Saturday.

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