Japan on Wednesday reported 216,209 new coronavirus cases, up 13,356 from Tuesday. Tokyo reported 20,243 new cases, down 1,820 from Tuesday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 49, down three from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 577, down five from Tuesday.
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was a record high 415.© Japan Today