In Kanagawa Prefecture, it was announced on the 13th that it was confirmed that 842 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.


Compared to Thursday a week ago, it has increased about 5.5 times.



By the 13th, in Yokohama City, a total of 5 children and staff were confirmed to be infected at a licensed nursery school, and 9 employees were confirmed at a company office, and the city recognized it as a new cluster.



In addition, at a medical institution under the jurisdiction of the Hiratsuka Health and Welfare Office, infections of a total of 5 patients and staff have been confirmed by the 13th, and the prefecture has certified it as a new cluster.



In Sagamihara City, after six elementary school teachers in the city had a dinner on the 6th of this month, all of them were confirmed to be infected one after another, and the city recognized it as a cluster.



In Fujisawa City, eight children and staff members were confirmed to be infected by the 13th at a licensed nursery school in the city, and the city recognized it as a cluster.



On the other hand, there were no announcements of those who died.



According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in Kanagawa Prefecture is 173,546, of which 1319 have died.

Omicron strain confirmed two new infections

In addition, Kanagawa Prefecture announced on the 13th that two new infections with the Omicron strain were confirmed, both of which were community-acquired.



According to Kanagawa Prefecture, females in their 40s and men in their 50s who live in the prefecture were newly confirmed to be infected with the Omicron strain.


None of them have been overseas recently, and the prefecture says that it is a community-acquired infection because the infection route is unknown.



The number of people infected with the Omicron strain confirmed in the prefecture is now 50, and according to the prefecture, 41 of them are community-acquired.

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