In Hiroshima Prefecture, it was announced on the 18th that it was confirmed that 764 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

On the other hand, Hiroshima Prefecture withdrew the patient whose infection confirmation was announced on the 9th of this month because it overlapped with the infection confirmation announced by other local governments.

This brings the total number of confirmed infections in Hiroshima Prefecture to 60,000 and 7,365.

In addition, it was announced that eight patients who had been receiving medical treatment in the prefecture had died.

The number of people who died after being infected with the new coronavirus in the prefecture was 337.