Tokyo reports 4,220 coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Officials in Tokyo confirmed 4,220 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in August to 100,961.

It's the first time a monthly tally has topped 100,000.

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the capital now stands at 318,929.

Tuesday's tally is down 157 from a week ago.

The seven-day average through Tuesday is 4,636.9, up 2.4 percent from a week ago.

There are 268 patients in serious condition, down four from Monday.