In Saitama Prefecture, it was announced on the 16th that it was confirmed that 582 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of infected people per day exceeded 518 on the 9th of this month, the highest number ever, and the number of infected people in the prefecture exceeded 20,000.

The breakdown is

▽ Saitama Prefecture announced 375 people,

▽ Saitama City 103 people,

▽ Kawaguchi City 53 people,

▽ Koshigaya City 26 people,

▽ Kawagoe City 25 people.

As a result, the total number of infected people in the prefecture was 20,349, exceeding 20,000.

In addition, Saitama Prefecture announced that 6 people infected with the new coronavirus have died, and now 266 people have been confirmed infected and died in the prefecture.