In Okayama Prefecture, 189 new cases of infection were announced on the 8th.
This is the second consecutive day of announcements of infected people, and the number of people exceeding 100 is the third consecutive day.
By region, there were 118 in Okayama City and 54 in Kurashiki City, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in Okayama Prefecture to 4836.
Also announced were the deaths of four people infected with the new coronavirus.
This has killed 57 people.