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Tokyo daily coronavirus cases fall to one-year low 82 – Metro US

Tokyo daily coronavirus cases fall to one-year low 82

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo
FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo’s government said on Saturday that new daily infections of COVID-19 in the Japanese capital declined to 82, the lowest since Oct. 19 last year.

Cases have been on the decline since peaking at more than 5,000 a day in August in a wave driven by the highly infectious Delta variant. Tokyo and much of Japan last week exited a state of emergency that had lasted for almost six months.

(Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by William Mallard)

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