Tokyo COVID cases drop to 370 on Monday

Japan's health ministry confirmed 370 new cases of the coronavirus in Tokyo on Monday.

The figure is down 140 from a week ago.

The number of seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines was 12, up one from the day before.

The ministry also confirmed eight deaths.

Nationwide, 5,330 new infections and 52 deaths were confirmed on Monday.