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Japan’s capital to raise coronavirus infections alert level to 2nd-highest

/ 11:32 AM June 30, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic walk past Japanese national flags in Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic walk past Japanese national flags in Tokyo, Japan, April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO — The Tokyo metropolitan government will on Thursday raise its alert level for new coronavirus infections to the second-highest of four levels due to a sharp rise in cases, Fuji News Network reported.

The Japanese capital recorded 3,803 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, up 63% from the previous week.

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