Japan reports over 3,200 new infections

NHK -- Dec 24
Japanese authorities have reported more than 3,200 new coronavirus cases so far on Wednesday -- the highest daily tally ever.

Nationwide, more than 200,000 people have tested positive. The total number of deaths is 3,058.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Wednesday reported 748 new cases in the Japanese capital.

The figure is the second highest after last Thursday's record of 821.