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Tokyo Reports Over 1,000 New Coronavirus Cases

Tokyo Reports Over 1,000 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, May 13 (Jiji Press)--The daily number of new coronavirus cases in Tokyo came to 1,010 on Thursday, topping the 1,000 mark for the first time in four days.
   Across Japan, the ongoing number of people severely ill with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed 25 from the previous day to another record high of 1,214.
   According to the Tokyo metropolitan government, the capital's daily tally of new cases averaged 933.9 for the last week, up 26.8 pct from the preceding week's 736.6.
   Under the metropolitan government's criteria, the number of severely ill COVID-19 patients in Tokyo decreased by two to 84.

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