Tokyo reports 1,963 new cases of coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 1,963 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Tuesday.

The figure is up by 435 from a week ago, and marks a fourth straight day of week-on-week increase.

The seven-day average through Tuesday stands at 1,681.7, up 7.3 percent from the previous week.

There are no seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines.

No deaths linked to COVID-19 were reported in the capital.