• Staff Report, JIJI


Tokyo reported 3,893 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, down by 1,503 from a week before.

The seven-day average stood at 4,835.9, compared with 5,709.1 a week earlier. The number of coronavirus patients with severe symptoms under the metropolitan government’s criteria dropped by one from the previous day to 12. Five new deaths linked to COVID-19 were reported.

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