Japan's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 10,000 on Monday, with the tally being 10,025 as of 6 p.m. The figure was a sharp increase from March 26 when the death toll passed 9,000.
The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 425 new coronavirus cases from 5,594 tests on Monday, down 210 from Sunday. Osaka's count dropped by 1,000 for the first time in a week to 924.
In Tokyo, people in their 20s (117 cases) and their 30s (90) accounted for the highest numbers, while 62 cases were aged 60 and over.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 55, up five from Sunday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 898, up 34 from Sunday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 3,318. After Osaka and Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Hyogo (310), Aichi (161), Kanagawa (160), Fukuoka (154), Hokkaido (139), Kyoto (119), Saitama (109), Nara (56), Kumamoto (52), Okinawa (44), Okayama (38) and Ibaraki (35).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 35.
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