The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 306 new cases of the coronavirus, down 115 from Sunday.
The number (181 men and 125 women) is the result of 5,625 tests conducted on April 9. By age group, people in their 20s (88 cases) and their 30s (57) accounted for the highest numbers, while 40 cases were aged 60 and over.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 42, up three from Sunday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 563.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 2,065. Osaka had the highest number with 603, followed by Tokyo, Hyogo (159), Aichi (122), Chiba (103), Saitama (96), Kanagawa (94), Hokkaido (58), Nara (49), Kyoto (42), Okinawa (37), Fukuoka (34), Miyagi (34) and Yamagata (28).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 23.
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