Japan on Monday reported 52,918 new coronavirus cases.
The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 5,654 new cases, down 2,096 from Sunday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 32, unchanged from Sunday, health officials said. The nationwide number is 412, down seven from Sunday.
Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Kanagawa (4,476), Saitama (3,689), Chiba (2,881), Osaka (2,634), Fukuoka (2,542), Aichi (2,512), Hyogo (2,277), Hokkaido (2,147) and Hiroshima (1,811).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths was 145.© Japan Today