Tokyo and Shinjuku Ward officials hold signs urging people to go home and restaurants to close for the day in Tokyo's Shinjuku area on Jan. 8, 2021. (Kyodo)

The Tokyo metropolitan government on Saturday reported an additional 2,268 coronavirus cases, topping the 2,000 mark for the third straight day.

The capital logged a record 2,447 infections on Thursday and 2,392 cases on Friday.

The central government has put Tokyo and its three neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama under a one-month state of emergency since Friday.

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