Tokyo confirmed 31,247 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, down by about 4,000 from a week before.
While the capital has seen a downward trend in daily cases this week, some other parts of the nation are posting record numbers, with the nationwide daily figure hitting a record 250,403 cases Wednesday.
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