Japan reported 623 new cases in the past day, the health ministry announced on Friday — the highest daily jump in new coronavirus cases since April 10.
The new cases include 286 from Tokyo, the highest daily jump in the capital so far.
The prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama, as well as the country’s second-largest city Osaka, also saw their highest number of daily new cases since the country lifted its state of emergency on May 25.
No new deaths were reported across the country, the ministry said.
Japan has a total of 24,185 cases with 998 deaths.