Fukushima Prefecture announced on the 1st that it was confirmed that 76 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

For the first time, the number of confirmed infections in Fukushima Prefecture has exceeded 70 for the fifth consecutive day, doubling compared to the announcement on Sunday a week ago, and the spread of infection continues at an unprecedented pace.

The announcement of infection confirmation in the prefecture has been announced for 161 consecutive days, and the total number of infected people has reached 5832.