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Tokyo sees daily record of 539 new coronavirus cases

People wearing protective face masks walk on the street in Tokyo on Nov. 19.    © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo confirmed on Saturday 539 new daily cases of coronavirus, marking a new record amid a resurgence of the virus in Japan, the metropolitan government said.

The previous single-day record high in the capital was 534 logged on Thursday.

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