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Tokyo reports 2,160 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 16,693

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The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 2,160 new coronavirus cases, down 21 from Friday and up 479 from last Saturday.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is three, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 36, down two from Friday.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 16,693. Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Osaka (1,572), Okinawa (1,499), Kanagawa (1,111), Aichi (881), Fukuoka (823), Hyogo (676), Saitama (648), Hokkaido (585), Kumamoto (560), Chiba (555), Kagoshima (372), Kyoto (339), Hiroshima (332), Shizuoka (280), Aomori (272), Gifu (238), Ibaraki (236), Miyazaki (227), Miyagi (215), Nagasaki (185), Ehime (184), Mie (178), Shiga (170) and Shimane (164).

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

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Huge numbers again. This is far from over.

Stay in.

Stay masked.

-15 ( +5 / -20 )

The numbers are NOT trending in the right direction…. Another same day last week increase…. A 300% increase of severe cases in Tokyo … net new actual hospitalizations are way up too….

Hospitalizations 130,093

Change from previous day +3,11

We’ve come way too far to go backwards…. Enjoy life but be responsible with your own and others health …. Borders are completely open for most foreigners…. Let’s do our individual parts to keep them open ….

-7 ( +7 / -14 )

Terrible numbers. Quasi-emergency restrictions may be needed again.

-5 ( +5 / -10 )

Current hospitalizations per NHK website:

www3.nhk.or.jp/news/special/coronavirus/hospital/

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

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