Photo/Illutration The Tokyo metropolitan government building at upper left along with the other high-rises in the capital's Shinjuku district (Asahi Shimbun file photo)

The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 181 new cases of COVID-19 infections on Sept. 5, the second straight day the number has remained below 200.

Among those in their 20s and 30s, there were 37 cases in each group.

In other age groups, there were 35 cases among people in their 40s and 24 in their 50s. Ten teenagers were confirmed infected as well as 10 children under the age of 10. Thirteen patients were in their 60s, seven in their 70s, five in their 80s and three in their 90s.

By gender, 106 of the cases were men while 75 were women.