Japan Confirms 86,439 New COVID-19 Cases

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Tokyo, Jan. 1 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 86,439 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, a decrease of about 62,000 from a week before.

The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients across the country rose by four from Saturday to 592, while 180 new deaths were reported.

In Tokyo, 9,186 new cases were confirmed, a decline of some 6,200 from a week earlier. Twenty-five new deaths were reported. There were 45 severely ill patients, unchanged from Saturday.

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