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(Update) Japan Confirms 6,267 New Coronavirus Cases

(Update) Japan Confirms 6,267 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, May 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan confirmed a total of 6,267 novel coronavirus cases on Friday.
   The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients fell by five from the previous day to 1,209, down for the first time in a week, while 81 patients died.
   Hokkaido saw new cases drop by 119 to 593, still the second highest ever.
   The daily count in Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures came to 166 and 210, respectively.
   Daily record highs were renewed in Gifu Prefecture, at 155, Kumamoto Prefecture, at 124, and Oita Prefecture, at 102.

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