Mie Prefecture announced that two elderly people who had been hospitalized at medical institutions in the prefecture died on the 7th after being infected with the new coronavirus.

According to Mie Prefecture, both of them are in their 80s, one of them is a woman, but the gender of the other is not disclosed.

A total of 59 infected people died in the prefecture.

In addition, Mie Prefecture announced on the 8th that one new infection was confirmed, and the total number of confirmed infections in Mie Prefecture was 2,567.