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(Update 3) Japan Confirms 6,277 New Coronavirus Cases

(Update 3) Japan Confirms 6,277 New Coronavirus Cases

   Tokyo, Sept. 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan reported 6,277 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Tuesday, with the daily count for a Tuesday falling below 10,000 for the first time since July 27.
   The number of coronavirus patients with severe symptoms fell by 70 from Monday to 1,905. Fifty-six new deaths linked to the virus were recorded.
   Tokyo confirmed 1,004 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Tuesday, down by 625 from a week before, the metropolitan government said.
   Tokyo's daily cases decreased week on week for the 23rd straight day. New COVID-19 fatalities in the Japanese capital came to 14.
   The seven-day average of daily new infection cases stood at 1,243.7 as of Tuesday, down 44.3 pct from a week before.

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