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Tokyo reports 34,243 coronavirus cases on Aug. 10

This May 18, 2021 photo taken from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter shows skyscrapers in Tokyo's Marunouchi business district. (Mainichi)

TOKYO -- The Japanese capital recorded 34,243 COVID-19 infections on Aug. 10 after recording 29,115 cases the previous day, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced.

    There were 17 COVID-19 deaths reported in the capital on Aug. 10, and total coronavirus fatalities in Tokyo stand at 4,804.

    The capital is battling a seventh wave of coronavirus infections, with a daily average of 31,732.7 cases recorded in the first week of August. In July, Tokyo registered a total of 567,960 cases, or a daily average of 18,321.3. Tokyo recorded 58,614 total COVID-19 cases in June, for an average of 1,953.8 new infections per day.

    Tokyo has registered 2,470,104 coronavirus infections to date.


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