The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 171 new cases of the coronavirus, up eight from Wednesday. The number is the result of 5,905 tests conducted on Sept 14.
The age groups with the most cases were people in their 20s (44) and those in their 30s (34).
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 23,608.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 27, up four from Wednesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of cases was 490. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (65), Osaka (57), Aichi (36), Chiba (34) and Hyogo (16).
Eight coronavirus-related deaths were reported.© Japan Today