The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Wednesday reported 177 new cases of the coronavirus, up 11 from Tuesday. The number is the result of 983 tests conducted on Oct 11.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 28,136.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 25, two down from Tuesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 550. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (88), Osaka (61), Saitama (47), Chiba (31), Hokkaido (20), Okinawa (20), Hyogo (19), Aichi (15) and Fukuoka (13).
Eight coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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