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31,247 more COVID infections recorded in Tokyo on Aug. 11

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

TOKYO -- Japan's capital reported 31,247 new coronavirus cases on Aug. 11 after marking 34,243 cases the day before, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced.

    There were 22 COVID-19 deaths reported in the capital on Aug. 11, and total coronavirus fatalities in Tokyo stand at 4,826.

    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. It saw 58,614 total COVID-19 cases in June, for an average of 1,953.8 new infections per day.

    Tokyo has registered 2,501,351 coronavirus infections to date.

    (Mainichi)

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