Thursday, 14 May 2020

Japan coronavirus death toll is 697

Japan's coronavirus death toll has reached 697. Total number of confirmed virus cases is 16,120.

Japan has tested just 0.185 percent of its population (a small amount compared to other countries). However, Japan seems to have some the lowest death rates in the world. The medical system has avoided an overloading crisis. The number of cases are declining.

The following information is the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University:


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  2. Japan coronavirus death toll is now 771. The number sure has risen much.

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