Tokyo logs 21,122 new virus cases

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The Tokyo metropolitan government building

Tokyo confirmed 21,122 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, up 3,689 from a week earlier.

Osaka Prefecture logged 23 deaths linked to COVID-19, and 10,918 new coronavirus cases, topping 10,000 for the fifth consecutive day.

Meanwhile, Hokkaido confirmed 4,046 new cases, exceeding 4,000 for the first time.

Nationwide daily cases exceeded 100,000.