Tokyo reports 3,081 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 19,312

Tokyo reports 3,081 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 19,312

The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday reported 3,081 new coronavirus cases, down 500 from Saturday and 1,311 down from last Sunday. It is the seventh straight day that the daily figure has been lower than the same day of the previous week.

The average for Tokyo over the past seven days stands at 3,784.

People in their 20s (817 cases), their 30s (595) and their 40s (531) accounted for the highest numbers, while 634 cases were aged under 20.

The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo was 296, down one from Saturday, health officials said. The nationwide figure was 2,070, up 10 from Saturday.

Nationwide, the number of reported cases as of 6 p.m. was 19,312. After Tokyo, the prefectures with the most cases were Osaka (2,389), Kanagawa (2,362), Saitama (1,463), Aichi (1,385), Chiba (1,207), Fukuoka (957), Hyogo (916), Okinawa (580), Shizuoka (499), Kyoto (469), Hokkaido (359), Mie (343), Hiroshima (284), Gifu (268), Ibaraki (221), Okayama (188), Gunma (162), Shiga (161), Kumamoto (159), Tochigi (155), Kagoshima (129), Miyagi (128) and Oita (117).

The number of coronavirus-related deaths reported nationwide was 49.

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