• staff report, kyodo


Tokyo confirmed 360 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Thursday, its 10th consecutive day reporting over 200, the metropolitan government said, while Osaka, Kanagawa and Chiba reported record-high numbers.

Thursday’s figure, which brings the city’s total infections to 14,645, again rose beyond the 300 line. Tokyo’s daily count had dropped to 263 on Wednesday.

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