It was announced on the 20th that 1358 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Saitama prefecture.

Compared to Friday a week ago, there were about 200 fewer people and six consecutive days below the same day of the previous week.

The breakdown of the announcement on the 20th is 879 in Saitama Prefecture, 230 in Saitama City, 143 in Kawaguchi City, 54 in Koshigaya City, and 52 in Kawagoe City.

As a result, the total number of people who have been announced to be infected in the prefecture is 359,550.

In addition, the prefecture and Saitama City announced that a total of nine people were killed after being infected with the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who died in the prefecture to 1553.