Nara Prefecture and Nara City announced on the 20th that it was confirmed that 504 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

For the first time in Nara Prefecture, the number of people announced on the 1st exceeded 500, the highest number ever.

With this, the total number of people confirmed to be infected in the prefecture is 18,501.

In addition, one man in his 80s who had been confirmed infected died, and 152 people died of infection in Nara Prefecture.

On the other hand, the number of severely ill people was four as of the 20th, an increase of one from the 19th.