On the 18th, 1800 new cases of coronavirus infection were announced in Ibaraki prefecture, the highest number ever.

There are 134 more people than Friday a week ago.

A total of 98,471 people have been confirmed infected in the prefecture.

On the other hand, the prefecture announced that four people in their 80s and 90s had died, and the number of people who died in the prefecture was 356.