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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike confirmed the detection of 124 additional cases of the novel coronavirus Friday, following a weeklong surge made worse by a growing number of infections among young people that officials have traced to host and hostess bars, maid cafes and other nightlife destinations.

“It’s clear there needs to be a renewed sense of urgency in Tokyo,” Koike said in a news conference Friday, during which she urged residents to practice further caution but stopped short of reimposing business closure requests or introducing new virus countermeasures.

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