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Osaka logs 1,262 COVID cases, new record


The Osaka prefectural government confirmed that a record 1,262 people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday, surpassing the 1,000 mark for a fifth consecutive day.

Tokyo reported 1,050 new cases on Saturday, the capital’s highest single-day tally since the third state of emergency was declared.

The figure was a 174-person increase from last Saturday, when 876 new cases were reported, exceeding the same day of the previous week for the first time since Thursday.

Saturday’s tally also nudged the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Tokyo over the 140,000 mark to 140,126.

According to the Tokyo metropolitan government, the 7-day moving average now stands at 798.3, an increase of 11.8% from last week’s 714. The number of seriously ill COVID-19 patients was 63, down two from the previous day.Speech

Published : May 02, 2021

By : The Japan News / ANN