The Tokyo metropolitan government on Tuesday reported 170 new cases of the coronavirus, up 93 from Monday. The number is the result of 3,098 tests conducted on Sept 5.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 22,019.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms is 21, three down from Monday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 507. After Tokyo, the prefectures withe most cases were Osaka (81), Kanagawa (63), Chiba (33), Fukuoka (28), Hyogo (18), Aichi (12), Saitama (12) and Hokkaido (11).
Seven coronavirus-related deaths were reported.© Japan Today