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Tokyo confirms 2,848 daily COVID-19 cases, highest since pandemic starts

Tokyo/UNI/Xinhua: Tokyo confirmed a record 2,848 daily COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, four days after the opening of the Olympics, with health experts warning that the worst is yet to come, local media reported Tuesday.

Japan's Health Minister advises caution as COVID-19 cases surge in Tokyo: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japanese Health Minister Norihisa Tamura announced that residents, business operators and healthcare workers in the capital city of Tokyo should remain vigilant in the wake of a recent surge in COVID-19 infections, with the latest daily tally reaching 399 new cases, media reported on Tuesday.

Tokyo may raise COVID-19 alert to highest on Thursday amid virus spike - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The Tokyo metropolitan government intends to update the COVID-19 alert to the highest level amid a record rise in cases both in the capital and nationwide, the Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday, citing knowledgeable sources.

Tokyo reports 206 new COVID-19 cases, over 200 for 3rd day

Tokyo/Xinhua: The Japanese capital of Tokyo reported 206 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, the third straight day that new cases have topped 200, said the Tokyo metropolitan government.

Japan's COVID-19 cases rise to 8,393, Tokyo records 127 new infections

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The number of COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 220, including 127 infections in Tokyo alone, the health ministry and local authorities said on Wednesday, bringing the nationwide total to 8,393.

Tokyo reports 143 new cases of COVID-19, total number tops 1,000

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Tokyo confirmed 143 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon, metropolitan government officials said, marking the highest rate of increase on record since the outbreak began.

Japan allocates 94 million USD to combat novel Coronavirus

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said it will use reserve funds amounting to 10.3 billion yen (about 93.8 million US dollars) to cover measures to combat the novel coronavirus.

5.3 earthquake hits Japan

Tokyo, Nov 21 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Monday, officials said.