Yamaguchi Prefecture and Shimonoseki City announced on the 9th that 1,781 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

With this, the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture has reached 88,049.

In addition, Shimonoseki City announced that a woman in her 70s who was infected with the new coronavirus died in the prefecture, bringing the number of deaths in the prefecture to 216.