Gifu Prefecture and Gifu City have announced that 40 new people have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture to 5,513.

The number of infected people per day has exceeded 40 for the fourth consecutive day.

In addition, Gifu Prefecture announced that it was confirmed that two of the people who had been confirmed to be infected by the 25th were infected with the mutated virus.