On Dec. 23, Fukuoka Prefecture reported 156 new coronavirus infections, setting the record second-largest daily count ever. The cumulative total stands at 7,703. Also, Kitakyushu City reported the death of a patient in her seventies. The prefecture’s death toll is now 116. The governor and mayors of the region advised people to call designated phone centers if they develop suspicious symptoms during the new year holidays (those listed below are available 24 hrs/day.) Source: KBC / NHK / Yomiuri
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