Tokyo, Sept. 10 (Jiji Press)–The daily number of new COVID-19 cases in Japan fell by around 30,000 from the previous week to 92,741 on Saturday.
The national number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms decreased by 18 from the previous day to 443, while 208 new deaths were reported among patients.
In Tokyo, 9,988 people tested newly positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, down about 2,500 from the previous week. The seven-day average of new infections fell 26.3% to 9,979, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
New deaths from COVID-19 in the Japanese capital totaled 27, while the number of coronavirus patients with severe symptoms according to the metropolitan government’s criteria fell by two from Friday to 30.
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