Tokyo reports 82 new cases and 9 deaths

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 82 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Saturday.

The figure is 114 fewer than a week ago, and the lowest this year.

The seven-day average up to Saturday was 129.1, or 16.3 lower than the average through Friday, which fell below 150 for the first time in almost a year.

Tokyo officials say 68 patients are in serious condition, the same as on Friday.

They say nine people died.