The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 734 new cases of the coronavirus, up 58 from Wednesday.
The number (371 women and 363 men) is the result of 12,785 tests conducted on Feb 1.
By age group, the highest number of cases were in their 20s (138), followed by 120 in their 30s, 104 in their 40s, 97 in their 50s, 64 in their 80s, 62 in their 60s and 55 in their 70s. Sixty-seven cases were 20 or younger.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 115, down 10 from Wednesday, health officials said. The nationwide figure is 892.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 2,574. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Saitama (241), Kanagawa (224), Osaka (207), Chiba (202), Hokkaido (120), Fukuoka (120), Hyogo (111), Aichi (101), Ibaraki (64), Okinawa (58), Gunma (53) and Kyoto (42).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 79.
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