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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 11 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, two days after the central government lifted the state of emergency for the capital and four other remaining prefectures.

A two-digit figure was reported in three of the past four days, and the total number of infections in Tokyo is now 5,181, with 292 deaths. The weekly total was 59, below the 70 infections per week threshold that the government has set as a target for lifting the state of emergency in the capital.

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