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64 more coronavirus cases reported on US bases in Okinawa

The Okinawa Prefectural government headquarters (Mainichi/Takayasu Endo)

NAHA -- Sixty-four more people related to U.S. military bases in the southernmost Japanese prefecture of Okinawa have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the prefectural government announced on July 25.

    The tally was reported to the prefecture by the U.S. military. A total of 229 infections have now been reported so far on U.S. bases in Okinawa.

    The 41 cases reported by the U.S. Marines on July 24 are thought to be included in the 64 announced the following day.

    (Japanese original by Takayasu Endo, Naha Bureau)

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