On the 20th, it was announced that a total of 157 people were newly confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Kanagawa Prefecture.
The number of infected people announced in the prefecture per day fell below 200 following the 19th, but it is 43 more than on Tuesday a week ago.
Meanwhile, it was announced that a man in his 80s living in Kawasaki City had died.
According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in the prefecture is now 51,177, of which 802 have died.
Mutant virus, the highest number ever 52 people infected confirmed cluster
Kanagawa Prefecture announced on the 20th that it was newly confirmed that 52 people, the largest number ever, were infected with the mutated coronavirus.
Of these, 23 men in their 20s and 30s are believed to have been infected at the same location at the same time, and this is the second case in which a cluster due to a mutant virus has been confirmed in the prefecture.
According to the prefecture, 52 men and women in their teens to 90s living in the prefecture were newly confirmed to be infected with the mutant virus. In all cases, infection with the new coronavirus was confirmed in mid-April, and those who were announced as infected were found by screening tests by the government and the private sector. We are inspecting which country the mutant virus is spreading in.
Three are out of treatment, 45 are mild or asymptomatic, and the remaining four are under investigation. Of these, 23 men in their 20s and 30s are believed to have been infected at the same location at the same time, and the prefecture has not disclosed any further information, but the second mutant virus in the prefecture. It is a cluster of.
In Kanagawa Prefecture, people infected with the mutant virus have been confirmed one after another, bringing the total to 312 people.