In Kumamoto Prefecture, it was announced on the 8th that 862 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The total number of infected people in the prefecture was 53,580.

In addition, two women in their 90s in Kumamoto City and one woman under the jurisdiction of the Ariake Health Center died, a total of three people who were hospitalized in medical institutions, and those who died in Kumamoto Prefecture became positive. There are now 251 people.