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Number of COVID-19 cases tops 10,800 in Japan

  • April 20, 2020
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The Monday editions of all national dailies wrote that 107 new coronavirus cases were confirmed on Sunday in Tokyo, bringing the total number of infections in the city to 3,082. The papers wrote that 374 new cases were confirmed across Japan on Sunday and the number of infections nationwide has now surpassed 10,800. The Sunday edition of Nikkei wrote that the number of days in which more than 500 new cases are confirmed nationwide is increasing, saying that Japan is still on the cusp of an explosive rise in infections. The daily stressed the need for people to curb the spread of the coronavirus by continuing to refrain from going out under the nationwide state of emergency. 

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