Japan on Monday reported 68,043 new coronavirus cases.
The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 7,296 new cases, down 2,339 from Sunday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 33, down two from Sunday, health officials said. The nationwide number is 519, down four from Sunday.
Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Kanagawa (5,176), Saitama (3,952), Fukuoka (3,578), Osaka (3,559), Hyogo (3,275), Aichi (3,235), Hokkaido (3,237), Chiba (2,930) and Hiroshima (2,379).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths was 221.© Japan Today