Japan has reported a new high for the number of patients in intensive care since the pandemic began.
Five additional new cases are in critical care as of Tuesday, bringing the total number of ICU patients to 592, according to the country's Ministry of Health.
The ministry also reported 2,410 new coronavirus infections and 45 virus-related deaths for Tuesday.
The new figures raise the country's total to 184,754 cases and 2,701 fatalities.
Tokyo and Osaka are big hotspots: Tokyo reported 460 new cases on Tuesday, and has 78 ICU patients. Meanwhile, Osaka reported 306 new cases and has 158 ICU patients.