TOKYO: A total of 8,484 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Japan on Sunday, up by about 1,400 from a week before.
Twelve new fatalities were confirmed among COVID-19 patients across the country. The number of serious cases rose by three from the previous day to 59.
In Tokyo, 1,138 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed, a rise of some 250 from a week earlier. Three new deaths were reported, while the number of severe cases under Tokyo’s criteria stood unchanged from Saturday at four.