The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 187 new cases of the coronavirus, down 89 from Thursday. The number is the result of 5,591 tests conducted on Sept 8.
The age groups with the most cases were people in their 20s (48) and 30s (45).
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 22,631.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms is 24, one up from Thursday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 638. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (120), Kanagawa (82), Aichi (48), Chiba (31), Saitama (25), Fukuoka (25) and Okinawa (10).
Three deaths due to coronavirus-related illnesses were reported.© Japan Today