WORLD Japan's new COVID-19 cases top 6,000-mark for 1st time amid prolonged resurgence

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Japan's new COVID-19 cases top 6,000-mark for 1st time amid prolonged resurgence

Xinhua

20:04, January 07, 2021

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on a street in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on a street in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on a street in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on a street in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on an escalator in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Pedestrians wearing face masks are seen on a street in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 7, 2021. Japan on Wednesday reported 6,001 new daily COVID-19 cases, marking the first time the number has topped the 6,000-mark and booking the highest number of daily infections on record since the outbreak of the pandemic here. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

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