Tochigi Prefecture and Utsunomiya City announced on the 28th that they have confirmed that a total of 29 people have been infected with the new coronavirus.
In addition, the city announced that one woman who announced the infection on the 26th will be excluded from the infected because the subsequent test was confirmed to be negative.
For this reason, the total number of people confirmed to be infected in the prefecture is 5,309.
In addition, Tochigi Prefecture announced on the 28th that it was found that 11 new people infected with the new coronavirus, which had been confirmed to be infected in the prefecture, were infected with the mutated virus.
According to the prefecture, 11 men and women in their 20s to 60s living in the prefecture were newly confirmed to be infected with the mutant virus.
None of them have traveled abroad and are not seriously ill.
Two men in their thirties and forties were in contact with a man in their fifties who had already been confirmed to be infected with the mutant virus.
This brings the total number of people confirmed to be infected with the mutant virus in the prefecture to 93.