Tokyo reports 430 new coronavirus cases

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 430 new cases of coronavirus infection on Saturday.

The figure is up 88 from a week ago. The daily tally has posted a week-on-week increase for eight straight days.

The seven-day average of daily new infections through Saturday is 342.9, up 14.8 percent from the previous week. This marks the 15th straight day of increase.

The total number of infections in the capital now stands at 119,661.