Japan sees week-low 312 virus cases, tourist spots busy on holidays

Japan confirmed on Monday 312 new coronavirus cases, the lowest daily tally in a week, amid concerns over a pickup in infections in the midst of a four-day holiday that prompted people to go out to domestic tourist spots.The number compares with 480 cases Sunday and is the smallest since Sept. 14 when 268 cases were reported, as Tokyo, the hardest-hit area among Japan’s 47 prefectures, also saw its lowest figure in seven days, confirming 98 daily new infections.The latest figure brings the nationwide tally to 80,184 cases including around 700 from the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship that was q…

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