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Tokyo on Monday confirmed 119 new coronavirus infections, falling below 200 for the first time in five days, Gov. Yuriko Koike said.

The latest figure comes a day after the capital confirmed 206 coronavirus cases, breaching 200 for a record fourth straight day, including the largest single-day tally of 243 on Friday, amid increasing concerns among the public about a resurgence of the pandemic.

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