Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases, below recent record risestop male enhancements online


Tokyo confirmed an additional 292 coronavirus infections on Sunday, down from the record-breaking increases of recent days.

Japan has been seeing a resurgence of the virus since the central government fully lifted a state of emergency in late May, with Tokyo and some other prefectures being forced to reimpose restrictions on some businesses in an effort to prevent a further spread of infections.

Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases, below recent record risestop male enhancements online

A woman wearing a face mask walks at a scramble intersection in Tokyo's Shibuya area on Aug. 2, 2020. Tokyo confirmed 292 new coronavirus cases the same day. (Kyodo)

In Tokyo on Saturday, 472 more cases were reported, a record daily increase for the third straight day, following 463 logged Friday.

The daily figures announced by the metropolitan government reflect the most recent totals reported by health authorities and medical institutions in the capital.

The metropolitan government has raised its alert for the pandemic to the highest of the four levels, meaning "infections are spreading," with Gov. Yuriko Koike warning that Tokyo may declare an emergency for the capital.

It has requested that karaoke parlors and establishments serving alcohol close by 10 p.m., effective from Monday through the end of August, to mitigate the spread of the virus.

Other prefectures including Osaka, Aichi and Okinawa are taking similar steps.

Okinawa declared an emergency on Saturday amid a growing number of infections including those reported at U.S. military bases in the island prefecture.

The national cumulative total of infections reached 38,571 on Saturday, including about 700 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was quarantined in Yokohama in February. The death toll stood at 1,026.

Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases, below recent record risestop male enhancements online

People wearing face masks wait for a traffic signal to change in Tokyo's Shibuya area on Aug. 2, 2020. Tokyo confirmed 292 new coronavirus cases the same day. (Kyodo)

Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases, below recent record risestop male enhancements online