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Tokyo set to mark record high of over 800 coronavirus cases on Dec. 17

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government headquarters (Mainichi/Makoto Ogawa)

TOKYO -- The number of new novel coronavirus infections in the capital is set to hit a record high of over 800 cases on Dec. 17, Tokyo Metropolitan Government sources said.

    It will be the first time for Japan's capital to register over 800 cases. The previous high was 678 cases, recorded on Dec. 16.

    (Japanese original by Asako Takeuchi, City News Department)

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