The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Tuesday reported 212 new cases of the coronavirus, up 134 from Monday. The number is the result of 2,408 tests conducted on Sept 26.
By age group, the most infections were people in their 20s (52), followed by 33 in their 40s and 31 in their 50s.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 25,547.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 23, down three from Monday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of cases reported was 514. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most number of cases were Kanagawa (59), Osaka (51), Chiba (40), Aichi (28), Saitama (25), Hyogo (20), Okinawa (19) and Hokkaido (16).
Six coronavirus-related deaths were reported nationwide.
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