Saitama Prefecture announced that it was newly confirmed that a man in his 40s who returned from overseas last month was infected with the new coronavirus Omicron strain.

According to Saitama Prefecture, a man in his 40s living in the prefecture was newly confirmed to be infected with the Omicron strain, and returned to Narita Airport from the United States on the 29th of last month.

After a negative test at the airport, I returned home in my car, but on the 30th the next day, I was admitted to a medical institution in the prefecture complaining of headache symptoms, and on the 5th, infection with Omicron strain was confirmed. It means that.

According to the prefecture, the symptoms of men are mild, and the family members living with them are close contacts.

This brings the number of confirmed infections with Omicron strains to eight in the prefecture.