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Japan health experts warns rising COVID-19 cases could burden Tokyo medical system

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese health experts said on Wednesday there were concerns that rising COVID-19 cases in Tokyo could add to the burden on the medical system and create delays in patient care.

Extra caution is needed going into a four-day holiday as vacation times have previously been linked to infection spikes, Takaji Wakita, the head of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, told reporters after a meeting of health advisors to the government.

(Reporting by Rocky Swift)

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