Japan Confirms 21,000 New COVID-19 Cases


Tokyo, Feb. 16 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 21,271 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, down by some 11,000 from a week before.

The number of coronavirus patients with serious symptoms slipped by four from the previous day to 254. New COVID-19 fatalities totaled 135.

In Tokyo, new infection cases numbered 1,454, down by 719 week on week, while new COVID-19 deaths stood at 15.

The number of severely ill patients under Tokyo's criteria was unchanged from Wednesday at 16.


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