Coronavirus latest: China accuses US of lying about pandemic

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 3,595,662, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 247,652.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:

(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, May 7

5:50 p.m. Tokyo confirmed 23 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, sources told Nikkei. The daily tally has been below 100 for five consecutive days in the capital. There were 38 new cases

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