All national dailies wrote that Japan confirmed 71,633 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, marking a new record, surpassing 70,000 for the first time, and rising by nearly 10,000 from the previous day. The number of seriously ill patients was 470, up 26 from the previous day, and 34 people died. Tokyo confirmed 14,086 cases, Osaka logged 9,813 cases, and many other prefectures also reported record-high daily figures.
Japan’s daily COVID-19 cases top 70,000 for first time
- January 27, 2022
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