Tokyo records 3,799 new COVID cases, 10 more deaths

Tokyo records 3,799 new COVID cases, 10 more deaths

TOKYO -- Japan's capital reported 3,799 COVID cases on May 14 after recording 4,109 cases the previous day, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced.

Of the 3,799 newly infected people, 1,947 had received two COVID 19 vaccine shots, 30 were shot and 964 were unvaccinated. The vaccine status of 858 was not known.

As of May 14, a total of 1,110 of Tokyo's 7,229 coronaviruses-designated beds were filled, bringing the proportion of beds in use to 15.4%, and 3.2% of beds for severe patients were filled, with 26 of 804 available beds filled.

On May 14, there were 10 COVID - 19 deaths, and total coronavirus deaths in Tokyo stood at 4,393.

The Japanese capital recorded an average of 2961.4 new coronaviruses per day over the first week of May. In April, Tokyo saw 188,112 new infections for an average of 6,270. 4 cases per day, a decrease from March when the capital recorded 256,738 cases or 8,281. On average, it is 9 per day. In February, the capital saw 416,171 new infections, averaging 14,863. 3 cases per day.

To date, Tokyo has recorded 1,488, 435 infections, the most among Japan's 47 prefectures.