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Cumulative coronavirus cases in Japan rise to 19,242

29 Jun 2020
The cumulative number of novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Japan stood at 19,242 as of Monday. (
The cumulative number of novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Japan stood at 19,242 as of Monday. (
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Updated 30 Jun 2020
29 Jun 2020

The cumulative number of novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Japan stood at 19,242 as of 10 a.m. Monday (1 a.m. GMT), up by 585 from a week before.

The death toll across the nation rose by 12 to 985.

The total infection figure includes 712 passengers and crew members from the Diamond Princess, a Carnival Corp cruise liner, that was quarantined off Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, eastern Japan, earlier this year, 149 crew members fromthe  Costa Atlantica cruise ship, which was hit by a COVID-19 outbreak while it was docked in Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan, and 15 people who returned home aboard flights chartered by the Japanese government.

 Of the country's 47 prefectures, Tokyo had the largest number of cumulative infection cases, at 6,114, up by 331, followed by Osaka, western Japan, with 1,821 cases, up by 12, and Kanagawa, with 1,467 cases, up by 32.

JIJI Press

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