The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 481 new cases of the coronavirus, up 80 from Wednesday. The number is the result of 2,453 tests conducted on Nov 23.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 39,079.
By age group, the highest number of cases were people in their 20s (111), followed by 82 in their 40s and 79 in their 30s.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 60, up six from Wednesday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 2,501. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (326), Hokkaido (256), Kanagawa (254), Aichi (198), Hyogo (184), Saitama (160), Chiba (82), Okinawa (74), Shizuoka (72), Fukuoka (53) and Ibaraki (51).
Fourteen coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
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