Japan confirmed 515 new Covid-19 cases and 16 new virus-related deaths on Tuesday, according to the country's Health Ministry.
The total number of reported cases in Japan now stands at 73,438, including at least 1,406 fatalities.
The ministry said 202 patients are critically ill with the virus.
There were 170 new Covid-19 cases reported in Tokyo on Tuesday. The total number of infections in the capital has reached at least 22,019, and 21 patients are in serious condition, the government said.