TOKYO, July 4 (Xinhua) – Tokyo confirmed that there were 124 new cases of cholera since Friday in the city, bringing the daily figure to a record, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. The highest in two months is the second day in a row that has surpassed 100.

The latest figures are the highest since May 2 after 107 new infections reported on Thursday, marking the highest for the number of infections. Every day since the city has declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak, it was officially lifted by May 25.

The latest daily total figure for the disease rose to a record for eight consecutive days, with the case of 19 more than 50 cases. The city's total population is 14 million.




Of the total new cases reported by Friday, 124 were 97, aged between 20 and 30.

Translated by: Mao Bopha January