Tokyo's coronavirus cases up by 80 from a week ago

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 2,015 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Wednesday.

The figure is up 80 from a week ago, marking the first week-on-week increase since May 13.

The seven-day average through Wednesday stands at 1,578.7, or 86 percent of the figure for the preceding week.

Tokyo officials say the number of seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines increased to one from zero on Tuesday.

The officials confirmed three deaths from the virus.