Covid-19 cases in Japan rise to 11,431, Tokyo records 123 new daily infections

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  • Tuesday, 21 Apr 2020

A face mask-clad shrine worker sweeps a path before the annual spring rites at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Tuesday (April 21). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of Tokyo's militarist past. - AFP

TOKYO: Coronavirus cases in Japan increased by 278 to 11,431, with 123 new daily infections recorded in Tokyo, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities Tuesday (April 21) afternoon.

The nationwide death toll from the virus has now increased to a total of 288, including those from a cruise ship that was quarantined in Yokohama near Tokyo, the latest figures showed.

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