The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday reported 98 new cases of the coronavirus, down 64 from Sunday. The number is the result of 2,861 tests conducted on Sept 18.
People in their 20s and 30s accounted for 46 of the cases.
The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 24,306.
The number of infected people in Tokyo with severe symptoms is 27, unchanged from Sunday, health officials said.
Nationwide, the number of reported cases was 312. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (39), Hyogo (27), Kanagawa (20), Aichi (19), Hokkaido (15), Saitama (15), Chiba (14) and Tochigi (13).
Six coronavirus-related deaths were reported nationwide.© Japan Today