Tokyo Confirms 1,471 New Cases Of Coronavirus

Tokyo confirms 1,471 new cases of coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says 1,471 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed on Thursday.

The daily tally for the capital has exceeded 1,000 for the ninth straight day.

The total number of people who have tested positive in Tokyo now stands at 90,659.

Officials say 159 coronavirus patients in Tokyo are in serious condition, one fewer than the record number of 160 reported on Wednesday.