The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 481 new cases of the coronavirus, down 227 from Sunday. The number is the result of 6,444 tests conducted on Dec 25.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 57,040.
By age group, the highest number of cases were people in their 20s (132), followed by 107 in their 30s, 85 in their 40s, 56 in their 50s and 29 in their 60s.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 81, down one from Sunday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6:30 p.m. was 2,382. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Kanagawa (334), Saitama (184), Chiba (175), Osaka (150), Fukuoka (142), Aichi (122), Hyogo (108), Hokkaido (94), Kyoto (59), Hiroshima (50) and Gifu (45).
Twenty-seven coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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