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Japan sees 20% fall in number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in 9 days – Metro US

Japan sees 20% fall in number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in 9 days

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tokyo
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan saw a 20% fall in the number of hospitalised COVID-19 patients in nine days to May 7, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

Japan had 4,449 COVID-19 patients in hospitals as of May 7, down from 5,558 on April 28, the ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka, editing by Louise Heavens)

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