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Tokyo reports 1,596 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 14,709

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The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 1,596 new coronavirus cases, down 223 from Thursday and down four from last Friday.

There were no infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 40, down four from Thursday.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 14,709. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Okinawa (1,217), Osaka (1,125), Kanagawa (933), Hokkaido (795), Aichi (794), Fukuoka (737), Saitama (617), Hyogo (554), Chiba (446), Hiroshima (396), Kagoshima (340), Kyoto (315), Gifu (236), Aomori (234), Nagasaki (230), Miyagi (217), Shizuoka (214), Ibaraki (212), Miyazaki (170), Okayama (169), Ishikawa (165), Mie (164), Gunma (164), Shiga (152) and Nagano (135).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 18.

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Numbers are still high; especially compared to one year ago.

Stay home, wear masks when you must go out.

Stay out of bars, restaurants and other poorly ventilated areas.

Another wave is coming soon; probably in 3-4 weeks, following the pattern of the last 2 years.

Think of others and stay safe!

-19 ( +4 / -23 )

Numbers are pretty low.

Dont stay home and dont bother with your mask when going out.

Find your local tavern or izakaya and have yourself a ball with your friends and family.

Another wave is not coming, so continue to live your lives!

9 ( +14 / -5 )

Numbers are neither low nor high.

Don’t stay home but certainly don’t go out.

An Nth wave is neither coming nor not coming.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

@ClippetyClop

Schrodingers 'Rona

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Get outside and enjoy the weather everyone, it’s ruddy wonderful this time of year. The numbers show that there is no need for concern unless a more deadly Variant mysteriously appears from a lab or a city with a lab in it, like last time.

some are still afraid, fair enough, you are free to act in your own judgements, but you are missing out on life.

3 ( +10 / -7 )

Thumbs down.

It's an endemic.

Get on with life.

3 ( +7 / -4 )

It's good to see the numbers getting lower.

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Covid is here to stay, this virus is not going anywhere. The only way we will get control of it is take off the mask and everyone become exposed. This is the only way we can become immune to it. If we keep covering up and blocking it and then take off the mask it comes back in a different form we just have to let out natural bodies fight this virus off. Ok I am not a doctor but think about it, before we knew about this virus we had no problems the more the mask went on the cases rose, before the virus even though it had been around the cases were low. Thunk about it!

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

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