The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 440 new coronavirus cases, up 71 from Tuesday.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 401.6.
People in their 20s (135 cases) and their 30s (96) accounted for the highest numbers, while 44 cases were aged 60 and older.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 57, down three from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 1,055, down 44 from Tuesday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 2,242. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Aichi (247), Kanagawa (202), Hokkaido (179), Okinawa (174), Osaka (153), Saitama (121), Chiba (106), Fukuoka (66), Hyogo (64), Kyoto (64) and Shizuoka (41).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 94.
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