Tokyo’s new daily COVID-19 cases hit 888

TOKYO (XINHUA) – The Tokyo metropolitan government yesterday reported a record 888 new daily coronavirus cases, as concerns continue to grow about the increasing strain on the medical system as cases in the capital continue to surge.

The last figure has surpassed the previous record of 821 recorded on December 17, bringing the city of 14 million’s cumulative total of infections to 54,018.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin