Ibaraki Prefecture and Mito City announced on the 20th that it was confirmed that 356 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

This is the second highest ever since the 14th of this month and the highest ever announcement on Friday.

A total of 17,644 people have been confirmed to be infected in the prefecture.

In addition, Ibaraki Prefecture announced that one person who was confirmed to be infected died.

Infection with the new coronavirus was confirmed in the prefecture, and 178 people died.