Tokyo reports highest daily tally of COVID-19 cases, 212 in total

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, March 25, 2020
Adjust font size:

TOKYO, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo metropolitan government said on Wednesday that 41 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on the day, the highest daily tally for the city since the outbreak began, bringing the total number to 212 in the Japanese capital.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike told reporters at a press conference that among the new cases, 11 are related to a hospital in Taito Ward where a nurse and a patient were confirmed infected on the previous day.

Koike urged Tokyo residents to refrain from non-essential outings this weekend in an effort to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus.

Tokyo reported a record number of infections for three straight days through Wednesday. There were 16 new cases on Monday and 17 on Tuesday. Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from