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Tokyo confirmed 6,968 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, down about 900 from a week before and falling week-on-week for the second straight day.

Still, despite the drop, experts are warning over recent jumps in new cases as a possible sign of a rebound in new infections as most schools starting their new terms this week.

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