The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 1,629 new coronavirus cases, up 661 from Monday and 1,280 down from last Tuesday. It is the 16th straight day that the daily figure has been lower than the same day of the previous week.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 2,231.1.
People in their 20s (440 cases), their 30s (306) and their 40s (251) accounted for the highest numbers, while 290 cases were aged under 20.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 260, down seven from Monday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 2,209, up 11 from Monday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 10,603. Osaka had the most cases with 1,649, followed by Tokyo, Aichi (1,218), Kanagawa (738), Chiba (648), Saitama (647), Hyogo (620), Fukuoka (424), Okinawa (383), Kyoto (291), Shizuoka (213), Gifu (200), Hokkaido (137), Hiroshima (136), Ibaraki (125), Mie (120), Kumamoto (117) and Nara (116).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 62.
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