Tokyo reports 20 new cases of coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 20 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Sunday.

That's down two from a week earlier.

The daily tally in the capital has remained below 50 for 36 straight days. It has been under 30 for 10 consecutive days.

The seven-day average through Sunday stands at 17.3, or 70.3 percent of the figure for the previous week.

Tokyo officials say nine people are in serious condition, unchanged from Saturday.

No deaths from the coronavirus were reported on Sunday in Tokyo.

Authorities across Japan confirmed 143 new infections on Sunday and no deaths.