The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Wednesday reported 317 new cases of the coronavirus, up 24 from Tuesday. The number is the result of 1,010 tests conducted on Nov 8.
It was the first time since Aug 20 that the number of reported infections in Tokyo has topped 300.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 33,377.
By age group, the most number of cases were people in their 30s (68), followed by 61 in their 20s and 58 in their 40s.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 38, up five down from Tuesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 1,524. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (256), Hokkaido (197), Kanagawa (130), Saitama (116), Hyogo (70), Chiba (65), Okinawa (36) and Miyagi (33).
Seven coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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