Fukuoka Prefecture announced on the 20th that it was confirmed that 1195 people were newly infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

The number of infected people in the prefecture per day exceeds 1000 for the third consecutive day, the second highest in the past.

The number of people increased by 244 from Friday a week ago, surpassing the same day of the previous week for 5 consecutive days.

The breakdown is 501 in Fukuoka City, 206 in Kitakyushu City, and 58 in Kurume City.

A total of 54,780 people have been confirmed to be infected in Fukuoka Prefecture.

In addition, it was confirmed that two people, one in their 60s and one in their 90s or older, died, and the number of infected people who died in Fukuoka Prefecture was 557.

On the other hand, it was found that 499 new people in the prefecture were suspected of being infected with the delta strain of the mutant virus confirmed in India.