The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 299 new cases of the coronavirus, down 28 from Sunday. The number is the result of 5,535 tests conducted on Dec 4.
By age group, the highest number of cases were people in their 20s (74), followed by 57 in their 30s and 43 in their 40s.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 54, unchanged from Sunday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 1,522. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (228), Hokkaido (124), Aichi (111), Hyogo (107), Saitama (91), Kanagawa (65), Fukuoka (65), Chiba (53), Shizuoka (35) and Hiroshima (34).
Thirty-nine deaths were reported.
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