Tokyo reports 535 new cases of coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 535 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Sunday.

The figure is seven fewer than a week ago. The daily tally has fallen week-on-week for the 10th consecutive day.

The seven-day average through Sunday is 649.4 cases, or 80.5 percent of the figure for the preceding week.

The total number of people who have tested positive for the virus in Tokyo since the pandemic began now stands at 156,785.