Photo/Illutration People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus take photos as they walk through the row of ginkgo trees along a sidewalk as the trees and sidewalk are covered with the bright yellow leaves on Nov. 29 in Tokyo. (AP Photo)

Tokyo confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 30, four more than the same day a week ago.

The seven-day average of new infections in Tokyo through Nov. 30 stood at 15, or 86.2 percent of the figure for the preceding week.

Tokyo also reported that a man in his 60s died of COVID-19.

The number of serious cases in Tokyo requiring ventilators or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, also known as an ECMO lung bypass machine, stood at six, unchanged from the day before.