Tokyo logs 1,223 cases

Coutesy of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases
An election micrograph of the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus

Tokyo confirmed 1,223 new coronavirus cases Sunday, up 1,139 from a week earlier and the daily count topped 1,200 for the second straight day.

In Okinawa Prefecture, there were 1,533 new cases on Sunday. The number for the previous day was a record-high 1,759.