Japan Confirms 183,883 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Dec. 22 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 183,883 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, an increase of about 16,000 from a week before.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients across the country rose by 15 from Wednesday to 545, while 297 deaths were newly reported.

In Tokyo, 18,820 new cases were confirmed, a rise of 1,133 from a week before. Twenty-two new deaths were reported, while the number of patients with severe symptoms rose by two from Wednesday to 44.

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