The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 619 new coronavirus cases, up 184 from Tuesday.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 422.7.
People in their 20s (165 cases), their 30s (129) and 40s (101) accounted for the highest numbers.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 44, one down from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 646, down 51 from Tuesday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 1,779. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (201), Chiba (131), Osaka (125), Saitama (108), Okinawa (96), Aichi (75), Hokkaido (49), Shizuoka (38) and Fukuoka (32).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 58.
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