The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 170 new cases of the coronavirus, up 70 from Monday. Of the total, 86 are in their 20s and 30s.
The tally is the result from 2,599 tests conducted on Aug 29. The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 20,987.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms is 29, down seven from Monday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the total number of cases was 826. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the highest number were Osaka (114), Kanagawa (59), Saitama (46), Fukuoka (38), Ishikawa (27), Aichi (24), Kyoto (22), Hyogo (21), Chiba (18) and Hokkaido (16).
Eight deaths related to the coronavirus were reported.© Japan Today