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Japan reports 63,673 new coronavirus infection cases

Japan reported 63,673 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Saturday, with the daily count falling by some 8,500 from a week before. (AFP)
Japan reported 63,673 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Saturday, with the daily count falling by some 8,500 from a week before. (AFP)
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05 Mar 2022 11:03:37 GMT9
05 Mar 2022 11:03:37 GMT9

TOKYO: Japan reported 63,673 new cases of novel coronavirus infection on Saturday, with the daily count falling by some 8,500 from a week before.

The number of deaths linked to the virus came to 184, including 30 in Tokyo and 28 in Osaka Prefecture.

There were 1,399 severely ill COVID-19 patients nationwide, down by 20 from Friday.

In Tokyo, the number of new infection cases stood at 10,806, down by 756 from a week before.

The latest seven-day average of new infection cases came to 11,147.6 in the Japanese capital, down 3.2 pct from a week ago. The number of severely ill patients, counted under Tokyo’s own criteria, was flat from Friday at 70.

JIJI Press

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