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(Update 5) Tokyo Confirms 239 New Coronavirus Cases

(Update 5) Tokyo Confirms 239 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, July 26 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed 239 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, marking the sixth straight day above 200 and the 17th consecutive day above 100, the metropolitan government said.
   Of the total, 148 cases, or more than 60 pct, were people in their 20s and 30s and 52 cases were those in their 40s to 50s.
   "Cases linked to dining and drinking are increasing," a metropolitan government official said.
   There were 1,165 hospitalizations in the Japanese capital, including 18 patients with severe symptoms.
   Across the country, 835 new coronavirus cases were confirmed.

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