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Tokyo reported 4,704 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a fall from a week earlier, after experts warned that fatalities could spike with hospitals filling up.

Thursday’s figure compares with 5,534 cases a week before, representing the fourth straight day of week-on-week drops in new infections.

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