Tokyo's Coronavirus Cases Rise Week - On - Week For 15th Straight Day

Tokyo's coronavirus cases rise week-on-week for 15th straight day

Japan's health ministry says 9,457 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Tokyo on Saturday.

The daily tally is up 1,436 from a week ago, making it the 15th straight day of week-on-week increases.

The ministry also confirmed nine deaths from the virus in the capital.

Nationwide, 89,887 new cases were confirmed on the day.