The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 1,763 new coronavirus cases Sunday, up 755 from a week before.
The daily count exceeded 1,500 on a Sunday for the first time since Jan. 17, when the number stood at 1,595.
The seven-day average of new cases came to 1,453.6, up 36.1 pct from a week before.
Sunday’s daily figure included 574 cases in their 20s, 368 in their 30s and 305 in their 40s. There were 48 cases aged 65 or over.
The number of severely ill COVID-19 patients fell by two from Saturday to 72 under the metropolitan government’s standards.