Line, which is a quite popular messaging app in Japan, surveyed the chat app's users in Tokyo and surrounding areas in collaboration with Japan's health ministry. The survey concluded that 7.1% of the respondents residing in the country's capital reported experiencing at least one of the symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters.
As per the official figures, there are currently 443 people diagnosed with the virus in Tokyo. The survey, in which 63,843 people in Tokyo participated, found that 7.1% of the respondents reported at least one of the symptoms of the virus, including high fever or a bad cough, between March 27-30.
Although exhibiting these symptoms doesn't necessarily mean that one is infected with COVID-19, the survey estimates that people reporting the symptoms in Tokyo are around 4,500.