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(Update) Tokyo Confirms 187 New Coronavirus Cases

(Update) Tokyo Confirms 187 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, Sept. 11 (Jiji Press)--The number of novel coronavirus infection cases newly confirmed in Tokyo came to 187 on Friday, the metropolitan government said.
   The daily figure in the Japanese capital fell back below 200, from the previous day's 276. The number of patients with severe symptoms grew by one from the previous day to 24.
   In the western prefecture of Osaka, a total of 24 people including 18 preschool children have been found positive for the novel coronavirus at a child facility in the city of Sakai. All of them have mild or no symptoms, informed sources said.
   The northeastern prefecture of Miyagi logged 15 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the largest single-day figure in the prefecture so far.
   Across the country, a total of eight new coronavirus-linked deaths, including three in Osaka, were reported on the day.

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