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Japan sees record of 62,612 daily COVID cases

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Japan surged to a record-high of 62,612 on Tuesday, surpassing 60,000 for the first time, Fuji News Network reported citing the Health Ministry. The city of Tokyo also reached a fresh high of 12,813.

No deaths related to COVID-19 were reported within the last 24 hours. The Japanese government is preparing to put another 18 prefectures under a state of emergency, bringing the total number of regions under restrictions to 34 out of 47.

Baha Breaking the News (BBN) / DJ