The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 276 new cases of the coronavirus, up 127 from Wednesday. The number is the result of 5,826 tests conducted on Sept 7.
The age groups with the most cases were people in their 30s (71), 40s (57) and 20s (56).
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 22,444.
The number of infected people with severe symptoms is 23, one down from Wednesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 692. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (112), Osaka (92), Aichi (36), Saitama (30), Chiba (28), Fukuoka (24), Hyogo (21) and Hokkaido (11).
No deaths were reported.© Japan Today