Photo/Illutration The Tokyo metropolitan government building and other high-rise buildings in the capital’s Shinjuku district (Asahi Shimbun file photo)

Tokyo on May 29 reported 2,194 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1,123 fewer than the previous Sunday.

Metropolitan health officials also announced four related deaths involving patients in their 80s and 90s.

The seven-day average of new cases over the week through May 29 was 2,855.6, or 80.2 percent of the figure for the preceding week.

Of the latest daily count, patients in their 30s comprised the largest age group with 421 cases, followed by 389 children aged 9 or younger and 359 people in their 40s. Patients aged 65 or older stood at 158.