Nara Prefecture and Nara City announced on the 18th that it was confirmed that 261 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

This is the second highest number in the past after the 17th, which was the highest number of announcements for a day in Nara Prefecture.

A total of 17,653 people have been confirmed infected in Nara Prefecture.

On the other hand, there were no announcements of people who died of infection.