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Tokyo Confirms 38,940 New COVID-19 Cases

Tokyo Confirms 38,940 New COVID-19 Cases

   Tokyo, Aug. 3 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo reported 38,940 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Wednesday, with the daily count marking a rise of 9,904 from a week before, the first week-on-week growth in three days.
   New coronavirus-linked deaths totaled 12 in the Japanese capital.
   The seven-day average of new infection cases stood at 33,423.9, up 11 pct from a week earlier, according to the Tokyo metropolitan government.
   The number of severely ill coronavirus patients under Tokyo's criteria grew by one from Tuesday to 35.

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