Tokyo reports 178 new infections on Monday
NHK -- Feb 22
Tokyo officials say they have confirmed 178 new coronavirus cases on Monday.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government published the preliminary figure recorded as of 3 p.m. on Monday.

The capital's daily tally dropped below 200 for the first time since November 24, when the city confirmed 188 cases. Its daily count has remained below 500 for 16 straight days.

Tokyo has confirmed a total of 109,912 coronavirus cases. Officials say 76 people are in serious condition on Monday, down six from the previous day.

- NHK

東京都によりますと、22日に都が確認した新型コロナウイルスの新たな感染者は178人でした。約3カ月ぶりに200人を下回りました。  感染が確認されたのは10歳未満から100歳以上の178人で、200人を下回るのは11月24日以来、約3カ月ぶりです。  直近7日間の一日あたりの平均は329人となりました。  都は感染を抑えるために7日間平均を「前の週の7割以下」に減らすことを目安としていますが、今月22日の時点では1週間前の87%で7割を超えています。  年代別に見ると20代が最も多い35人、次いで30代が34人で、重症化リスクが高い65歳以上の高齢者は39人でした。  重症の患者は前の日から6人減って76人となりました。  重症患者が80人を下回るのは12月24日以来、約2カ月ぶりです。 - ANNnewsCH

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