Mie Prefecture and others have announced that 49 new people have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

The number of people infected per day exceeded 42 on the 8th, the highest number ever.

A total of 1520 people have been confirmed infected in Mie Prefecture.

In addition, the prefecture announced that a woman in her 90s who had been hospitalized at a medical institution in the prefecture died on the 8th, and 22 infected people died in the prefecture.