Gifu Prefecture and Gifu City have announced that 56 new people have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of confirmed infections per day exceeded 50 for the second consecutive day, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture to 5,563.

7 people infected with mutant virus

In addition, Gifu Prefecture announced that it was confirmed that seven of the infected people up to the 28th were infected with the mutated virus, including those found by private sector tests.