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Japan Confirms 402 New Cases of Novel Coronavirus

Japan Confirms 402 New Cases of Novel Coronavirus

   Tokyo, Sept. 27 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed 402 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Sunday.
   In Tokyo, 144 cases were confirmed. The daily count in the Japanese capital dropped from Saturday's 270, which was the first figure above 200 in a week.
   Of Sunday's total in Tokyo, 36 people are in their 20s and 32 in their 30s. The number of seriously ill patients in Tokyo stood at 29, unchanged from Saturday.
   The nationwide death toll from the virus increased by two to 1,562, with one of the new fatalities confirmed in Ishikawa Prefecture, central Japan, and the other in neighboring Fukui Prefecture.

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