Tokyo confirms 9,164 new COVID-19 cases

TOKYO (Jiji Press) —Tokyo confirmed 9,164 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a decrease of about 1,600 from a week before.

The seven-day average of new cases in the Japanese capital fell 20.4 pct from a week before to 8,874.1.

Fourteen new deaths linked to COVID-19 were confirmed. The number of patients with severe symptoms rose by four to 62.