Fukuoka Prefecture announced on the 3rd that it was confirmed that 510 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

It was the most frequent Tuesday and the fifth highest in the past.

In addition, the number of people increased by 274 from Tuesday a week ago, surpassing the same day of the previous week for 18 consecutive days.

The breakdown is 272 in Fukuoka City, 75 in Kitakyushu City, and 19 in Kurume City.

A total of 40,672 people have been confirmed to be infected in Fukuoka Prefecture.

In addition, it was confirmed that one person in his 40s died, and the number of infected people who died in Fukuoka Prefecture was 535.

On the other hand, it was found that one person in the prefecture was suspected of being infected with the delta strain of the mutant virus confirmed in India.