Fukuoka Prefecture announced on the 1st that it was confirmed that 434 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

The number of people increased by 272 from the previous Sunday, and exceeded the same day of the previous week for 16 consecutive days.

The breakdown is 240 in Fukuoka City, 49 in Kitakyushu City, and 30 in Kurume City.

A total of 39,804 people have been confirmed to be infected in Fukuoka Prefecture.

In addition, it was confirmed that one person in his 70s died, and the number of infected people who died in Fukuoka Prefecture was 533.

On the other hand, it was found that two new people in the prefecture were suspected of being infected with the delta strain of the mutant virus confirmed in India.