Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture, announced that 10 new people have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.
In addition, Okayama City announced that 20 new infections with the new coronavirus have been confirmed.
The number of confirmed infections in Okayama Prefecture on the 27th was 47, including 17 in the prefecture.
A total of 3686 people have been confirmed to be infected in the prefecture.
Kurashiki City also announced that one elderly patient who had been hospitalized had died.
The announcement of the death of the patient on the 27th was two, including one in the prefecture.
The death toll in Okayama Prefecture was 40.