Health ministry reports 335 new COVID cases in Tokyo on Monday

Japan's health ministry confirmed 335 new cases of the coronavirus in Tokyo on Monday.

The figure is down 35 from a week ago.

The number of seriously ill patients on ventilators or ECMO heart-lung machines was 9, the same as the day before.

No deaths from the virus were reported in the capital.

Nationwide, 4,263 new infections and 34 deaths were confirmed on Monday.