Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko reported 463 new cases of the coronavirus in the Japanese capital on Friday.
This is the first time Tokyo's daily tally has surpassed 400. The figure is nearly 100 more than the 367 cases reported on Thursday.
The total number of coronavirus infections in Tokyo has reached 12,691. More than half were registered in the month of July.
The governor says the number of coronavirus patients in serious condition stands at 16, down six from Thursday.