Japan confirms 26,725 new cases of COVID-19

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Tokyo, Oct. 8 (Jiji Press) — Japan confirmed 26,725 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, down about 8,900 from a previous low.

The number of COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms across the country rose by three from Friday to 153, while 71 new deaths were reported.

In Tokyo, 2,605 new cases were confirmed, a decrease of 1,229 from a prior low. Six new deaths were reported.

The seven-day average of new cases in the Japanese capital fell 38.4% to 3,167.6. There were nine patients with severe symptoms, down one from Friday.

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