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(Update 2) Tokyo Confirms Record 463 New Coronavirus Cases

(Update 2) Tokyo Confirms Record 463 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, July 31 (Jiji Press)--The number of novel coronavirus infection cases confirmed in Tokyo on Friday came to a record high of 463, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said.
   The daily count in the Japanese capital topped 400 for the first time. The figure exceeded 100 for the 23rd straight day.
   After 367 cases of infection, then an all-time high, were reported on Thursday, Koike said the same day that the Tokyo metropolitan government will ask local eating and drinking establishments serving alcoholic drinks to close by 10 p.m., from Monday through Aug. 31.

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