Confirmed Infections Top 5,000 In Japan

Confirmed infections top 5,000 in Japan

Nearly 400 coronavirus infections were reported in Japan on Thursday, bringing the total to more than 5,300. And Tokyo saw a record increase for the second day in a row.

The total does not include 712 cases linked to the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined near Tokyo earlier this year.

Japan's Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Reach 4,000

Japan's confirmed coronavirus cases reach 4,000

Health officials confirmed 143 new coronavirus cases in Tokyo and 16 prefectures on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 4,000.

The number includes people found to have the virus in airport quarantine checks, those who returned to Japan on chartered planes from China, and health ministry officials involved in the quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship in the port of Yokohama.

143 Infections Confirmed In Tokyo On Sunday

143 infections confirmed in Tokyo on Sunday

Another 143 people in Tokyo were confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus on Sunday.

The figure is a record daily high, and brings the total in the prefecture to 1,034.

118 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Tokyo

118 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo

One hundred and eighteen more people in Tokyo were confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus on Saturday.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says the patients include girls between the ages of 10 and 19, and men and a woman into their 90's. There is no clear infection route for 81 of them, or nearly 70 percent.

Record 97 New Cases Confirmed In Tokyo

Record 97 new cases confirmed in Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials say 97 more people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus in the capital. The figure reported on Thursday is a record high for daily cases in Tokyo.

The news came after the previous one-day record of 78 was reported on Tuesday.

More Coronavirus Infections Confirmed In Japan

More coronavirus infections confirmed in Japan

Japan has reported 28 more coronavirus infections as of Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total number to 2,015. It includes 14 people who returned from China's Hubei Province on chartered flights.

When 712 cases from the Diamond Princess cruise ship are included, the total stands at 2,727.

More Infections Confirmed In Japan

More infections confirmed in Japan

Four more coronavirus infections have been reported in Japan as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total number to 1,405. This includes 14 confirmed cases among people who returned from China's Hubei Province on chartered flights.

The figure was provided by the health ministry and local governments. It includes 33 cases among health ministry staff, quarantine officers and those who were found to have the virus during arrival checks at airports.

More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Japan

More coronavirus cases confirmed in Japan

The number of coronavirus infections in Japan had increased to 456 as of 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. In addition to this figure, 696 people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have been infected, and 14 cases have been confirmed among people who returned on chartered flights from Hubei Province in China.

The tally is based on data compiled by the health ministry and local governments.

More New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Japan

More new coronavirus cases confirmed in Japan

The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus infections across Japan hit 980 as of 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They include 706 people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship moored at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo.

The tally is based on data compiled by the health ministry and local governments.

More Cases Confirmed In Japan

More cases confirmed in Japan

NHK has learned that the number of people in Japan who tested positive for the new coronavirus had risen to 894 as of Thursday morning.

Of the total, 175 are people who were infected in Japan or tourists from China, 705 are passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship and 14 had returned from China on chartered flights.