In Kumamoto Prefecture, it was announced on the 26th that 522 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

There are 200 fewer people than last Thursday, falling below the same day of the previous week for five consecutive days.

On the other hand, on the 25th, one person whose infection confirmation was announced was withdrawn as a result of re-examination, and the number of infected people in the prefecture reached 96,243 in total.

In addition, one woman in her 80s in Kumamoto City who was in the hospital died, and 288 people died in the prefecture after being confirmed positive.