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Tokyo confirms 68 new coronavirus cases, record daily increase

Total reaches 430, the most of any prefecture in Japan

A woman wearing a face mask walks down a nearly empty street in Tokyo on March 29, after Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike urged residents to stay indoors this weekend to keep the coronavirus from spreading.   © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- At least 68 new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Tokyo on Sunday, its biggest daily increase, a metropolitan government official said, as the capital struggles with a recent surge in the number of cases.    

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