The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 95 new cases of the coronavirus, down from 212 on Sunday. It was the first time since July 8 that the number of reported infections in the capital had been below 100.
The cases were the results of 2,900 tests, health officials said. Of the total, 54 are in their 20s and 30s.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 19,428.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms requiring hospitalization is 38, one down from Sunday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 464. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (60), Fukuoka (51), Kanagawa (39), Chiba (27) and Okinawa (22).
Nine deaths were reported.
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