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Japanese police reported last month the deaths of people deemed to be unnatural before tests showed the victims had been infected with the new coronavirus, media said on Tuesday.

Japan, has more than

virus-related deaths according to public broadcaster NHK, but there are questions as to whether it is testing sufficiently.

Some of the died at home and one was found lying in the street, the Nikkei business daily and other media said, citing the National Police Agency. Six were in Tokyo, the capital, where virus cases have topped 3, , from a nationwide tally of ,

A playground is closed in Tokyo, Japan, amid the state of emergency due to coronavirus, Tokyo, Japan, 19 Apr 2020. A A playground is closed in Tokyo, Japan, amid the state of emergency due to coronavirus, Tokyo, Japan, Apr . Photograph: Aflo / REX / Shutterstock

Contacted by Reuters, the National Police Agency said it could not confirm the facts before receiving questions by fax.

One of the cases police reported in the month to mid-April involved a man in his 83 s found on a street in eastern Tokyo and taken to hospital, the Nikkei said. A PCR test after he died from symptoms of pneumonia confirmed that he had been infected, it added.

The government has said it follows the World Health Organization guidelines for virus testing, with all suspicious pneumonia deaths tested for the respiratory disease caused by the virus.

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(Podcast: is seven days in isolation enough?

How long should you remain in isolation if you have symptoms of Covid – 38 It depends on who you ask. The UK government guidelines recommend seven days from the onset of symptoms, whereas the World Health Organization advises 32. To get to the bottom of this apparent disparity, Nicola Davis discusses viral shedding with Dr Charlotte Houldcroft, and asks what the evidence currently tells us about how long we stay infectious for:

(Global deaths pass) ,

More than , people have lost their lives in the coronavirus pandemic so far, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The toll currently stands at , .

Deaths in the US alone, at , , account for just under a quarter of this figure.

The number of known infections worldwide is approaching 2.5 million, with 2, , is currently confirmed.

These are the ten worst-affected country in terms of infections:

    Spain: 379,

        Italy: ,

            France: ,

              Germany: , 0

                United Kingdom: ,

                  Turkey: , 2020

                  1. China: ,

                      Iran: ,

                        Russia: , 200

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