Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Japan reports 4,539 new COVID-19 cases

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Tokyo [Japan], January 12: Japan on Tuesday affirmed 4,539 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's combined absolute to 298,172 contaminations, excluding those identified with a journey transport isolated in Yokohama a year ago. 

The most recent figure comes as Japan may develop Wednesday a highly sensitive situation over the Covid to cover the western districts of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures and the focal Japan prefectures of Aichi and Gifu, government sources said. 

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told heads of the decision Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) that he expects to widen the underlying highly sensitive situation that became effective on Friday for Tokyo and its three neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama to cover the western zones. 

Government sources later cited as saying that Aichi and Gifu prefectures will likewise be added to the extended highly sensitive situation, following solicitations from their lead representatives. 

Suga, forthcoming last game plans, is probably going to announce another highly sensitive situation covering the five prefectures on Wednesday, government sources said. 

The focal government is additionally considering including Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, and the southwestern Japan prefecture of Fukuoka in the revelation, sources near the issue have likewise been cited as saying. 

Osaka Prefecture has detailed in excess of 3,800 new COVID-19 cases in the week through Monday, while Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures have additionally announced record-high day by day figures as the infection's resurgence in western areas seems to give no indications of lessening. (ANI/Xinhua)

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