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Japan reports 8,485 new coronavirus cases


Japan on Thursday reported 8,485 new coronavirus cases, up 4,025 from Wednesday. Tokyo reported 908 new cases, up 535 from Wednesday.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms nationwide was 73, unchanged from Wednesday, health officials said.

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 40.

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A slight rise in cases. Probably due to less masks so is expected

Infection and vaccination are thought to heighten immunity to the virus. And elderly people need to continue protecting themselves through vaccination and masks, because they have a higher risk of falling seriously ill if they catch the virus.

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Well said as always Elvis

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It’s all rather meaningless at this point anyway - most people are getting mild symptoms and don’t bother getting tested - probably the reason for the steadily declining numbers is more to do with it slowly fading from the public consciousness leading even fewer people to get tested.

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Good Low Numbers, shame about the beastly weather in Osaka, though saw plenty of people about, tons of tourists too.

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