Twenty-nine new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Kumamoto Prefecture.
As a result, a total of 4,324 people have been confirmed to be infected in Kumamoto Prefecture.
According to Kumamoto City, women in their 90s died in the city, and 81 people died in the prefecture.
19 mutant virus infections
Meanwhile, the prefecture has announced that 19 people who have already been confirmed to be infected have been infected with the British variant virus.
This brings the number of people infected with the mutant virus in the prefecture to 65.