The Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Wednesday confirmed 141 extra cases of the novel coronavirus.
The single-day determine introduced Tokyo’s cumulative complete to 20,987 cases. The capital hit a file 472 on Aug. 1 and noticed each day cases within the triple digits each day final month apart from Aug. 24, when it recorded 95 new infections.
The native authorities stated there have been 29 critical energetic cases as of Wednesday.
The each day figures from the metropolitan authorities replicate the latest totals reported by well being authorities and medical establishments.
Tokyo, with a inhabitants of 14 million, has saved its alert for the coronavirus pandemic on the highest of 4 ranges, that means “infections are spreading.”
In an effort to stem the unfold, Gov. Yuriko Koike stated final month that Tokyo will lengthen till Sept. 15 a request for institutions serving alcohol and karaoke venues within the 23 wards to shorten their enterprise hours as many cases have unfold from there.