Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials say 97 more people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus in the capital. The figure reported on Thursday is a record high for daily cases in Tokyo.
The news came after the previous one-day record of 78 was reported on Tuesday.
The officials say 21 of the new cases are related to Eiju General Hospital in Taito Ward, where in-house infections of more than 100 people are suspected.
The officials say 15 others are related to Keio University Hospital in Shinjuku Ward.
The total number of cases in Tokyo has risen to 684.