On the 17th, it was announced that 348 new people were infected with the new coronavirus in Saitama prefecture, which is 208 fewer than last Friday.

The breakdown is 235 for Saitama Prefecture, 43 for Saitama City, 36 for Kawaguchi City, 21 for Koshigaya City, and 13 for Kawagoe City.

As a result, a total of 112,570 people have been announced as infected in the prefecture.

In addition, the prefecture, Saitama City, and Kawaguchi City announced that a total of seven people had died after being infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of people confirmed to have been infected in the prefecture was 970.