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Tokyo confirmed 4,216 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday while Osaka logged 3,290 as the nation continues to see an upward trend in infections after the Golden Week holidays.

Thursday's figure in the capital was up by about 1,900 from a week before, logging a week-on-week rise for the sixth consecutive day.

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