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In Japan, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 24 964

The number of identified cases of coronavirus in Japan almost 25 thousand, on Friday COVID-19 was confirmed in 595 persons, informs TV channel NHK with reference to data of local administrations.

More than half of those infected – 293 person – revealed in Tokyo. The last two days in the Japanese capital recorded a "record" for the number infected. On Thursday the virus was confirmed in 286 people.

The growth of infections were also recorded in the prefectures of Kanagawa (43), Saitama (51), Osaka (53 persons), Chiba (20 people), Tokyo (25 people). Kyoto (12) and others.

The country 24 964 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, including 712 who was infected on a cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan in February. Along with this, statistics do not count the cases on U.S. military bases located in the southern Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa. According to the latest data, there are identified 141 cases of infection with coronavirus. The government of Japan has asked the U.S. side to conduct testing for all military personnel on the bases.

Died 998 people, the condition of 39 people is estimated as heavy. Recovered 19 of 755 people.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more of 13.57 million cases of infection, more than 584 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.