Osaka Prefecture announced on the 8th that it was confirmed that 38 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

It is the first time since October 26th last year that the number of infected people per day has fallen below 50.

As a result, the number of people confirmed to be infected in the prefecture is 47,708.

In addition, two men and women in their 80s were confirmed dead, and 1,137 people died in the prefecture.