Kumamoto Prefecture and others announced on the 1st that 27 men and women between the ages of 10 and 90 were newly confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

Infection was confirmed in 18 people in Kumamoto City, 5 people in Yatsushiro City, 2 people in Uki City, 1 person each in Yamaga City and Mashiki Town.

So far, a total of 1903 people have been confirmed infected in the prefecture.

In addition, a woman in Kumamoto City, whose infection was confirmed on the 25th of last month, died, and the number of infected people who died in the prefecture is now 18.