Japan confirms 3,599 new COVID-19 cases

Japan confirmed 3,599 new cases of the coronavirus as of 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

This brings the total number of infections in the country to 228,087, including 712 on a cruise ship.

Health officials reported 58 deaths, including 10 in Hyogo Prefecture, eight in Kanagawa, six in Hokkaido and Saitama, and five in Tokyo and Osaka. The overall death toll has risen to 3,396, including 13 on the vessel.

The health ministry says 675 patients are in serious condition.