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Japan reports 123,100 new coronavirus cases; 12,561 in Tokyo

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Japan on Saturday reported 123,100 new coronavirus cases.

The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 12,561 new cases, up 148 from Friday.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 32, down two from Friday, health officials said. The nationwide number is 506, down 33 from Friday.

Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Osaka (9,385), Aichi (8,790), Kanagawa (6,196), Hyogo (5,988), Saitama (5,988), Fukuoka (5,685), Hokkaido (5,276), Chiba (4,534), Shizuoka (3,621), Hiroshima (3,228), Kyoto (2,720), Gifu (2,302), Kagoshima (2,295), Ibaraki (2,287), Okayama (2,192) and Okinawa (2,024).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths was 288.

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A 26% decrease compared to the same day last week, and 50% lower than the same day two weeks ago.

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Yes, but what about the positivity rate?

-2 ( +5 / -7 )

okinawa is 800 down from last week elvis has left the building i think

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Big decrease

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Still too many deaths. May they RIP

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I do hope SOON, the Gov't will cease requiring people wanting to visit Japan as tourist, to re-instate the VISA WAIVER 90 days stay so many can visit Japan...People will not nor can visit Japan having to go to an embassy to get a visa for entry. OPEN UP almost all major countries have..

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Down they go! Great news! The sooner that Japan and the Japanese people get back to normal life like the rest of the world the better!

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Still too many deaths

Hopefully will continue to go down

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