Tokyo reports 1,181 new cases of coronavirus

Japan's health ministry confirmed 1,181 new cases of the coronavirus in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The figure is down 270 from a week ago.

The number of seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines was 13, up one from the day before.

The ministry also confirmed two deaths.

Nationwide, 14,524 new infections and 67 deaths were confirmed on Tuesday.