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Japan authorities are growing increasingly alarmed amid a seventh wave of coronavirus infections, with the pace of growth in new cases varying from region to region.

Tokyo and other metropolitan regions are seeing their daily number of infections rise and decline. In contrast, the daily count is hitting record highs in prefectures with relatively small populations.

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