Tokyo reports 2,329 new cases of coronavirus

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 2,329 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Wednesday.

The figure is up 314 from a week ago, for a fifth straight day of week-on-week increase.

The seven-day average through Wednesday stands at 1,726.6, up 9.4 percent from the previous week.

Tokyo officials reported one death. They also said there are no seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines.