In Saitama Prefecture, it was announced on the 5th that 7358 new cases were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, which is the highest number of infected people announced on the 1st.

The breakdown is 5144 in Saitama Prefecture, 992 in Saitama City, 601 in Kawaguchi City, 436 in Koshigaya City, and 185 in Kawagoe City.

In addition, Saitama City withdrew the two people announced on the 31st of last month and Kawaguchi City withdrew the one announced on the 4th, bringing the total number of people announced to be infected in the prefecture to 195,928.

On the other hand, Saitama City and Kawaguchi City announced that two people had died in total infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of people who died in the prefecture was 1074.