Japan on Saturday reported 39,218 new coronavirus cases.
The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 4,855 new cases down 2,704 from Friday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 15, down one from Friday, health officials said. The nationwide number is 238, down 24 from Friday.
Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Kanagawa (3,794), Saitama (2,772), Osaka (2,306), Hokkaido (2,207) and Chiba (2,194).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths was 68.© Japan Today