The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 782 new coronavirus cases, down 49 from Thursday and 460 down from last Friday. It is the 26th straight day that the daily figure has been lower than the same day of the previous week.
The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 945.7.
People in their 20s (190 cases) and their 30s (144) accounted for the highest numbers, while 163 cases were aged under 20.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 179, down three from Thursday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 1,615, down 128 from Thursday.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 5,091. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (785), Aichi (581), Kanagawa (547), Saitama (348), Hyogo (268), Chiba (246), Okinawa (185), Fukuoka (161), Kyoto (121), Ibaraki (107), Shizuoka (105), Hokkaido (84), Hiroshima (83) and Gifu (72).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 64.
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