The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 501 new coronavirus cases, up 164 from Tuesday.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 384.6.
People in their 20s (152 cases), their 40s (95) and their 30s (88) accounted for the highest numbers.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 45, unchanged from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 803, down 24 from Tuesday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 1,703. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (210), Okinawa (115), Chiba (113), Osaka (108), Hokkaido (88), Saitama (87), Fukuoka (40) and Hyogo (34).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 78.
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