It was announced that 18 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Kumamoto prefecture.

Infection was confirmed in Kumamoto City (8 people), Kikuyo Town (3 people), Yatsushiro City (2 people), Hikawa Town (1 person), Uki City (1 person), Ozu Town (1 person), Koshi City (1 person), There are 18 people in total in Takamori Town.

So far, a total of 1490 people have been confirmed infected in the prefecture.

In addition, Kumamoto Prefecture announced that a man in his 80s in Aso City, whose infection was confirmed on the 14th of last month, died on the 21st.

The number of people who died from being infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture was 15.