The Tokyo metropolitan region had been reporting triple-digit gains, but a significant drop yesterday breaks that run.
Tokyo government official:
- “The situation is still tough as Tokyo must continue to be vigilant.”
Total number of cases in Tokyo to 7,048
- Of the 75 cases, 33 were in their 20s and 17 were in their 30s
- number of confirmed cases related to nightlife establishments 24 on Wednesday
- Three out of the four who were under 10 years old were babies up to 11 months with mild symptoms
- none of the newly reported cases were aged 70 and older or had severe symptoms
Tokyo makes up around a third of the total confirmed cases in Japan.