Yamaguchi Prefecture and Shimonoseki City announced on the 12th that 1,948 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

With this, the total number of confirmed infections in the prefecture has reached 94,647.

In addition, the prefecture and Shimonoseki City announced that six people in the prefecture, including four men and women in their 90s, one man in his 70s, and one man in his 60s, who were infected with the new coronavirus, died. The number of deaths in the prefecture has reached 224.