Tokyo reported 1,357 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, up by about 350 from a week before.
The seven-day average of new cases came to 909.9, compared to 722.9 a week earlier.
The number of severe cases under Tokyo’s criteria remained the same as Monday at three, while one death linked to the virus was reported on Tuesday.
On Monday, a total of 3,110 new cases were confirmed across Japan, up by about 340 from a week before.
The number of serious cases across the country fell by two from the previous day to 50, while 16 new fatalities were confirmed among COVID-19 patients.