On the 27th, it was announced that 405 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Chiba prefecture.

The number of new cases announced per day was the second highest after January 24, when the second state of emergency was declared, after January 26.

The number of new infections has increased by 206 from Tuesday a week ago, surpassing the same day of the previous week for 20 consecutive days.

A total of 46,465 people have been confirmed to be infected in Chiba prefecture.

In addition, the deaths of two people in their 70s and above were announced, bringing the total number of deaths to 731.

The number of seriously ill people in Chiba Prefecture is 23 as of 1:00 pm on the 27th, and the usage rate for 101 beds, which are reserved exclusively for the severely ill in the prefecture, is 22.8%.