Akita Prefecture and Akita City announced on March 1 that it was confirmed that 299 new people were infected with the new coronavirus.

As for the announcement of the day, it exceeded the highest number of 271 people on February 22, which was the highest number so far, and it was the highest number ever.

A total of 9828 people have been confirmed infected in Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture also announced that one person who had been hospitalized after being infected with the new corona died.

Infection has been confirmed in Akita Prefecture, and 33 people have died so far.