Photo/Illutration A cluster of high-rise buildings, including the Tokyo metropolitan government building, in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward (Asahi Shimbun file photo)

Tokyo's daily COVID-19 infections continued to hit triple digits on July 14 with 143 new cases reported in the capital, according to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike.

The count rose slightly from the 119 recorded on July 13 in Tokyo. That followed four consecutive days through July 12 of more than 200 new confirmed cases in the capital, marked by a single-day record high of 243 on July 10.