The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 72 new coronavirus cases, down five from Tuesday and 77 down from last Wednesday.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 88.7.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 43, 12 down from Tuesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 413, down 31 from Tuesday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 731. Among prefectures, Osaka had the most cases with 125, followed by Tokyo, Saitama (51), Kanagawa (50), Aichi (40), Hyogo (39), Chiba (36), Aomori (34), Okinawa (32), Hiroshima (26), Fukuoka (22) and Hokkaido (21).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 33.
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