Tokyo reported 680 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, down by by 114 from a week before.
The seven-day average of new cases came to 712.3, compared to 754.3 a week earlier.
The number of severe cases under Tokyo’s criteria rose by one from Wednesday to eight, while five new deaths were reported on Thursday.
On Wednesday, Japan confirmed 9,406 new cases, a decrease of about 2,300 from a week earlier.
The number of severe cases rose by four from Tuesday to 119, while 53 new deaths were reported.