Fukui Prefecture announced on the 21st that a total of 26 new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in nine cities and towns in the prefecture, including Tsuruga City and Fukui City.

The number of infected people confirmed per day in Fukui Prefecture is the highest ever, and the cumulative number of infected people in Fukui Prefecture is 779.

The prefecture has issued an "infection spread special warning" to call for further thorough measures.