The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Thursday reported 185 new cases of the coronavirus, up 35 from Wednesday. The number is the result of 5,572 tests conducted on Oct 19.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 29,520.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 24, unchanged from Wednesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 614. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (78), Kanagawa (55), Saitama (45), Chiba (43), Hokkaido (40), Okinawa (38), Aichi (19) and Hyogo (17).
Eleven coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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