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Tokyo reports 87 new COVID-19 cases Monday

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 87 new coronavirus cases on Monday.

That compared with 91 cases on Sunday, and down from at least 159 cases confirmed Friday and Saturday. The daily tally in the capital has stayed below a record 201 cases reported on April 1. The cumulative number of cases in Tokyo rose to 4,654, according to the metropolitan government data.

Nationwide, the number of cases including cruise ship-related cases totaled nearly 15,800, with at least 554 fatalities.

The metropolitan government reported five new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday, raising the number of cumulative number of deaths in Tokyo to 150.

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