On the 23rd, it was announced that 139 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Chiba prefecture.
This brings the total number of people announced to be infected to 32,196.
The death of one confirmed infection has also been announced, bringing the total number of deaths to 614.
It was also confirmed that 55 new people were infected with the mutated coronavirus, and the number of infected people announced in one day exceeded 50 for the first time.
A total of 238 people were infected with the mutant virus announced in the prefecture.