Japan reported 64,044 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 8,077 new cases, up 59 from Saturday.
The number of infected people hospitalized with severe symptoms in Tokyo is 25, up one from Saturday, health officials said. The national number is 311, up two from Saturday.
Other prefectures reporting high numbers were Kanagawa (4,457), Osaka (4,286), Saitama (4,187), Aichi (3,774), Hyogo (2,927), Chiba (2,851), Fukuoka (2,411), Hokkaido (2,185), Shizuoka (1,959), Hiroshima (1,898), and Kyoto (1,487).
The number of coronavirus-related deaths was 72.
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