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Tokyo hospital reports possible cluster of COVID-19 cases  

  • May 29, 2020
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All national dailies wrote that Musashino Chuo Hospital in Koganei, Tokyo, announced on Thursday that a total of nine of its patients and hospital staff members have been infected with the new coronavirus. The papers wrote that the Health Ministry sent to the hospital a team of experts because it is possible that this is the first cluster of cases in Tokyo since the state of emergency was lifted nationwide. In addition to the nine cases, 10 more admitted patients have shown symptoms. The papers also wrote that the government of Kitakyushu announced on May 28 that it confirmed 21 new cases in the city on Thursday. Among the total of 43 cases, the infection routes for 21 are unknown. 

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