It was announced on the 31st in Kanagawa Prefecture that a total of 1580 people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The number of infected people announced on the 1st has exceeded 1000 for the fourth consecutive day, setting a new record high.

In addition, the number has nearly tripled compared to Saturday a week ago, and the infection continues to spread rapidly.

Meanwhile, the death of a man in his 60s in Yokosuka City was announced.

According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in Kanagawa Prefecture is now 83,348, of which 987 have died.