In Chiba prefecture, it was announced on the 3rd that it was confirmed that 781 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

As for the announcement on the 1st, it was the third largest after July 31st, which was the highest number ever, and exceeded 700 people for 5 consecutive days.

In addition, the number of people has increased by 376 from Tuesday a week ago, and has exceeded the same day of the previous week for 27 consecutive days.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections to 51,497.

Bed usage rate of severely ill people

As of the 2nd, the number of seriously ill people in Chiba prefecture is 36, and the usage rate for 101 dedicated beds for severely ill people secured in the prefecture is 35.6%.

In addition, there are 276 moderately ill patients who require oxygen administration.