Another 603 cases of Covid-19 and 15 virus-related deaths were confirmed in Japan on Sunday, the country’s Health Ministry said.
To date, 68,577 novel coronavirus patients have been confirmed in the country since the pandemic began, killing at least 1,297 people. As of Sunday, 234 Covid-19 patients were in critical condition.
Tokyo authorities recorded 148 cases on Sunday, down from 247 on Saturday.
A total of 20,717 people in the Japanese capital have been diagnosed with Covid-19.