Japan Logs Nearly 7,000 New COVID-19 Cases


Tokyo, March 12 (Jiji Press)--Japan logged 6,985 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, down some 1,700 from a week before.

Twenty-four fatalities were newly confirmed, while there were 107 severely ill coronavirus patients, down two from Saturday.

Tokyo reported 606 new positive cases, down 99 from a week before, and three new fatal cases.

In the Japanese capital, the number of severely ill patients under the metropolitan government's criteria stood at seven, unchanged from Saturday.


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