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Cumulative Coronavirus Cases in Japan Top 300,000

Cumulative Coronavirus Cases in Japan Top 300,000

   Tokyo, Jan. 13 (Jiji Press)--A total of 1,573 people were newly confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus in Japan on Wednesday, sending the country's cumulative infection cases, including among cruise ship passengers and crew members, above 300,000.
   The cumulative total has been growing at an accelerated pace, topping the threshold of 300,000 only some three weeks after surpassing 200,000 on Dec. 21 last year. Saturday will mark a year since the first novel coronavirus case was confirmed in Japan.
   In Tokyo alone, 1,433 new cases were reported on Wednesday.

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