On the 23rd, it was announced that a total of 29 people in Hiroshima and Fukuyama were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

By municipality, Hiroshima City has 12 people, Fukuyama City has 7 people, Mihara City has 4 people, Onomichi City has 3 people, Hatsukaichi City has 2 people, and Kaita Town has 1 person, for a total of 29 people.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture to 11,793.

Hiroshima City also announced that one person who had been hospitalized at a medical institution in the prefecture had died.

The number of people who died after being infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture was 179.