In Kanagawa Prefecture, it was announced that a total of 830 people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.
The number of infected people announced on Saturday was 995, the second highest after the 9th of this month.
In addition, the prefecture and Yokohama City announced the deaths of three men and women in their 70s and 90s.
On the other hand, Sagamihara City corrected the number of infected people on the 15th as there were duplicates of the previous announcement, and reduced the number by one.
According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in the prefecture is now 32,391, of which 353 have died.