Japanese health officials confirmed 2,400 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday.
That brings the total number of infections to 224,488, including 712 on a cruise ship.
The officials reported 51 deaths, including 13 in Osaka Prefecture, eight in Hyogo Prefecture, seven in Aichi Prefecture and six in Tokyo. The overall death toll has risen to 3,338, including 13 on the vessel.
The health ministry says 661 patients are in serious condition.