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2,772 more COVID cases reported in Tokyo on July 4

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government headquarters are seen in this file photo. (Mainichi/Kimitaka Takeichi)

TOKYO -- The Japanese capital recorded 2,772 more COVID-19 infections on July 4 after marking 3,788 the day before, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced.

    Reported new infections typically dip on Mondays due to low testing figures over the weekend, especially on Sundays.

    One COVID-19 death was reported on July 4, and total coronavirus fatalities in Tokyo stand at 4,580.

    The capital recorded an average of 2159.7 COVID-19 cases per day in the fourth week of June, after registering 1,904.1 in the first week, 1,567.3 in the second, and 1,681.7 in the third.

    Tokyo has registered 1,612,553 coronavirus infections to date.

    (Mainichi)

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