The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 1,915 new coronavirus cases, down 1,166 from Sunday and 532 down from last Monday. It is the eighth 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 3,708.
People in their 20s (545 cases), their 30s (369) and their 40s (318) accounted for the highest numbers, while 322 cases were aged under 20.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 287, down nine from Sunday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 2,075, up five from Sunday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 13,638. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (1,719), Osaka (1,605), Aichi (1,509), Saitama (1,106), Chiba (1,030), Fukuoka (626), Hyogo (433), Kyoto (345), Hokkaido (266), Hiroshima (256), Shizuoka (240), Ibaraki (227), Okinawa (207), Gifu (200), Mie (181), Nara (161), Okayama (151), Oita (122) and Shiga (113).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 46.
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