In Kanagawa Prefecture, it was announced on the 15th that 9,049 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

More than 3,500 fewer people than last Monday.

It is the sixth day in a row that the number of infected people has fallen below the same day of the previous week.

In addition, the prefecture, Yokohama, Kawasaki, Yokosuka, and Fujisawa announced the deaths of 13 men and women in their 70s and 90s.

On the other hand, the prefecture, Yokosuka City, and Chigasaki City announced that the 12 people who had announced the infection would be excluded from the infected people because they were duplicates.

According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in Kanagawa prefecture is now 1,214,786, of which 2,501 have died.

The prefecture continues to call for thorough basic infection control measures.

The number of infected people does not include those who do not fall under the category of infected people under the Infectious Diseases Act and are self-medicating.