The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 162 new cases of the coronavirus, down 56 from Saturday. The number is the result of 4,367 tests conducted on Sept 17.
The age groups with the most cases were people in their 40s (40), 20s (37) and those in their 30s (32).
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 24,208.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 27, two up from Saturday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 480. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (60), Osaka (59), Chiba (35), Aichi (33), Gunma (19), Kyoto (18), Saitama (16), Hokkaido (16) and Okinawa (15).
Four coronavirus-related deaths were reported nationwide.© Japan Today