The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Tuesday reported 139 new cases of the coronavirus, up 61 from Monday. The number is the result of 2,569 tests conducted on Oct 17.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 29,185.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 24, unchanged from Monday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 482. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (65), Kanagawa (47), Chiba (40), Saitama (33), Hokkaido (31), Okinawa (21) and Hyogo (15).
Two coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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