The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday reported 149 new cases of the coronavirus, down 21 from Tuesday. The number is the result of 913 tests conducted on Sept 6.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 22,164.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms is 24, up three from Tuesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 507. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (106), Osaka (63), Fukuoka (26), Saitama (25), Chiba (23) and Miyagi (11).
Thirteen coronavirus-related deaths were reported nationwide.© Japan Today