In Saitama Prefecture, it was announced on the 7th that it was confirmed that 460 people were newly infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of infected people per day greatly exceeded 394 on the 6th, setting a new record high for the third consecutive day.

The breakdown is 264 in Saitama Prefecture, 106 in Saitama City, 42 in Kawaguchi City, 30 in Koshigaya City, and 18 in Kawagoe City.

With this, a total of 16,396 people have been announced as infected in the prefecture.

In addition, Saitama Prefecture and Koshigaya City announced that a total of eight patients infected with the new coronavirus have died, and 238 people have been confirmed infected in the prefecture.