The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 33,466 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday. Twelve deaths were reported.
The number of new cases was up 768 from a week ago, hitting the highest for a Saturday. It was the 11th consecutive day that the count was higher than the previous week.
Tokyo officials say the number of seriously ill patients who are on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines stood at 24, down two from Friday.