News – PH – Tokyo released 293 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday


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Tokyo reported 293 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the day after the government ruled out a state of emergency for Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures by two weeks to Jan. March had been extended in order to relieve the health system considerably

Of the new cases in the capital on Saturday, 68 were from people in their twenties, 44 from people in their forties, and 43 from people in their thirties.A total of 70 cases were 65 years old or older

The number of seriously ill COVID-19 patients according to the criteria of the city government rose from a day earlier by two to 51.The cumulative number of cases in the capital is now 113218

The result came after Wednesday 7101 tests were performed It usually takes about three days for the test results to affect the daily sample size

Nationwide, Japan confirmed on Friday, the third day in a row over 1000, 1148 new cases of a novel coronavirus infection

The number of new COVID-19 deaths was 55 The number of seriously ill patients decreased by 10 from Thursday to 388

The Ministry of Health said coronavirus variants were found in a total of 17 people in eight prefectures, including Saitama, Gifu and Kyoto

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News – PH – Tokyo released 293 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday