Tokyo confirmed 203 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, the city government said, hitting its highest level in a week after reporting 186 cases the day before.
This number is based on 946 tests only. The capital’s cumulative figure is 29,909, while the number of seriously ill patients has doubled from the previous day to 25.
Of the Friday total, those in their 20s were the most recent group, with 61 people, followed by those in their 30s, 40s and those in their 40s and 50s, with 25 each. .
On Friday, Japan confirmed 748 new cases nationwide, while the number of coronavirus deaths of the country increased by 12 to 1,723.
Elsewhere in Japan on Friday, Hokkaido and Miyagi Prefecture reported 51 and 20 new cases respectively, both record highs. Osaka prefecture reported 100 new cases, the first number being 3 digits since September 11.
Okinawa Prefecture confirmed 46 new cases, over the first 40 cases since August 28. In Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, a record of 38 new cases was confirmed, of which 7 cases were combined. related to firefighters.
In Gunma Prefecture, a policeman around 40 years old at the Oizumi police station tested positive on Thursday, marking the third case at the station.