In Tokyo, on the 21st, it was newly confirmed that 98 people, the second largest number so far, are infected with the new coronavirus that has a mutation of "N501Y", which is said to be highly infectious.
According to the city, a total of 98 men and women under the age of 10 to 70s were newly confirmed on the 21st.
In Tokyo, the number of infected people announced on the 20th and 1st was 115, which was the highest ever, and the number of 98 on the 21st was the second highest.
A person in charge of the city said, "The rate of positive tests for mutant viruses is increasing, and the infection of mutant viruses is spreading."
Of the 98 people on the 21st, the largest number was 30 in their 20s, followed by 20 in their 40s, 17 in their 30s, 13 in their teens, 8 in their 50s, and those under the age of 10 and in their 60s. There are 4 people in their 70s and 2 people in their 70s, respectively.
The total number of people in their 20s to 40s is 67, accounting for nearly 70%.
Of these, 7 people have been identified as having an infection route, 3 in the facility and 3 in the home, and 1 in the workplace.
As a result, a total of 771 people have been confirmed infected with the mutant virus in Tokyo.
Of these, one died.