The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported 337 new cases of the coronavirus, up 67 from Friday.
The number (179 men and 158 women) is the result of 9,580 tests conducted on Feb 24. The number of infected people aged 60 and over was 69.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 68, down two from Friday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 434.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 1,214. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (162), Chiba (151), Saitama (118), Osaka (69), Aichi (53), Hokkaido (43), Gunma (32), Fukuoka (31) and Ibaraki (30).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 41.
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