Mie Prefecture and others have announced that a total of 18 men and women in their 20s to 70s have been confirmed to be newly infected with the new coronavirus.

Of these, two men in their 60s in both Nabari and Inabe have severe dyspnea.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in Mie Prefecture to 1291.

In addition, Mie Prefecture announced that a man in his 80s who had been hospitalized at a medical institution in the prefecture died on the 30th after being confirmed infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of infected people who died in Mie Prefecture is now 18.