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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Tuesday confirmed 78 new infected cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, a record number for a single day, while also announcing seven infected individuals in their 50s to 70s died.

This brought the total number of cases in Tokyo to 521 as of 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Japan’s total infected figure has topped over 2,000, excluding those from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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