Intellasia East Asia News – Tokyo reports 10,640 COVID cases on September 8

Japan’s capital reported 10,640 coronavirus infections on September 8 after recording 13,568 cases the day before, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said.

It was revealed in mid-August that some of the daily cases attributed to areas outside Tokyo had been included in the capital’s daily infection figures since the start of this year. Excluding those cases, Tokyo’s total as of September 8 stood at 10,342.

There were 30 reported COVID-19 deaths in the capital on September 8, and Tokyo’s total coronavirus death toll stands at 5,556.

The capital is battling a seventh wave of coronavirus infections. In the first week of September, it averaged 11,344.3 cases per day. It recorded a total of 759,118 cases in August for a daily average of 24,487.7 infections. Tokyo recorded 567,728 total COVID-19 cases in July, averaging 18,313.8 per day.

Tokyo has so far recorded 3,015,669 coronavirus infections.

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20220908/p2a/00m/0na/022000c

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