Fukuoka Prefecture announced on the 8th that it was confirmed that 572 people were newly infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture.

The number of people decreased by 443 from Wednesday a week ago, and fell below the same day of the previous week for 15 consecutive days.

The breakdown is 270 in Fukuoka City, 79 in Kitakyushu, and 21 in Kurume.

A total of 70,249 people have been confirmed to be infected in Fukuoka Prefecture.

In addition, it was confirmed that one person in his 70s died, and the number of infected people who died in Fukuoka Prefecture was 5,77.