The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 1,834 new coronavirus cases, up 205 from Tuesday and 1,834 down from last Wednesday. It is the 17th 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 2,040.6.
People in their 20s (442 cases), their 30s (361) and their 40s (323) accounted for the highest numbers, while 353 cases were aged under 20.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 252, down eight from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 2,211, up two from Tuesday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 12,396. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (2,012), Aichi (1,290), Kanagawa (1,099), Hyogo (852), Saitama (779), Chiba (610), Fukuoka (572), Okinawa (413), Kyoto (381), Shizuoka (220), Ibaraki (206), Hokkaido (180), Gifu (178), Hiroshima (150), Nara (139), Gunma (117), Okayama (113), Mie (111) and Tochigi (110).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 89.
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