It was announced on the 1st in Chiba prefecture that 767 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of newly infected people announced in Chiba prefecture per day was the second highest after the record high of 792 on July 31, and exceeded 700 for the third consecutive day.

It is more than double the number of Sundays a week ago, and has exceeded the same day of the previous week for 25 consecutive days.

On the other hand, Chiba Prefecture announced that one teenage woman in Ichihara City, who announced that the infection was confirmed on July 26, will be excluded from the number of infected people because the medical institution has withdrawn the outbreak report.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to be infected in Chiba prefecture to 49,929.

The number of seriously ill people in Chiba prefecture is 32 as of 1:00 pm on the 1st, and the usage rate for 101 dedicated beds for severely ill people secured in the prefecture is 31.6%.

Also, the number of moderate cases is 19.

The Chiba Prefectural Disease Control Division said, "Since the number of infected people is increasing, the proportion of moderately ill and severely ill people will increase in the future, and I feel a sense of crisis that the beds will be tight. I think there is also the effect of the increase in the ratio. Since an emergency declaration will be issued from the 2nd, I would like you to take action with an awareness of infection prevention. "