Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases

Tokyo reports 292 new coronavirus cases
People wearing face masks are walking in the Akihabara district of Tokyo on August 1, 2020. In Tokyo, a daily record of 472 new cases of coronavirus was reported on the same day. (Joint)

TOKYO-Tokyo confirmed an additional 292 coronavirus infection on Sunday, a government official said.

The number fell from the record number of 472 marked Saturday.

Japan has witnessed the revival of the virus since the central government completely lifted the emergency in late May.

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

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