On the 24th, it was announced that 229 people were newly infected with the new coronavirus in Saitama prefecture.

The number of infected people announced per day exceeds 200 for the fifth consecutive day.

The breakdown is 117 for Saitama Prefecture, 45 for Saitama City, 31 for Koshigaya City, 23 for Kawaguchi City, and 13 for Kawagoe City.

With this, a total of 36,670 people have been announced as infected in the prefecture.

In addition, the prefecture and Koshigaya City announced that a total of three people had died after being infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of people who died after being confirmed to be infected in the prefecture was 738.