The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Friday reported 186 new cases of the coronavirus, up one from Thursday. The number is the result of 5,265 tests conducted on Oct 20.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 29,706.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 23, one down from Thursday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 740. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (100), Kanagawa (91), Chiba (54), Hokkaido (51), Okinawa (46), Aichi (43), Saitama (40), Hyogo (22) and Gunma (19).
Twelve coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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