Tokyo confirms 1,240 new cases of coronavirus

NHK -- Jan 19
Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials confirmed 1,240 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Tuesday.

The daily tally has topped 1,000 for the seventh straight day.

The number of people who have tested positive in Tokyo now stands at 87,914.

A record 155 patients are in serious condition, rising by 12 from Monday.

- NHK