The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 275 new cases of the coronavirus, up 97 from Monday.
The number (141 women and 134 men) is the result of 4,154 tests conducted on Feb 20.
The number of infected people aged 60 and over was 79
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 77, up one from Monday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 491.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 1,083. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Saitama (105), Osaka (100), Kanagawa (97), Chiba (90), Hokkaido (66), Aichi (51), Fukuoka (45) and Shizuoka (31).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 54.
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