Saitama City announced on the 16th that a man in his 80s infected with the new coronavirus died during hospitalization.

According to Saitama City, a man in his 80s living in the city was confirmed to be infected on the 27th of last month, but was diagnosed as mild, so he was not hospitalized and was treated by a doctor every day, such as health observation. was continuing.

However, on the 7th of this month, the oxygen level in his blood dropped, and the man was hospitalized. .

According to the city, the presence or absence of underlying diseases is not disclosed at the request of the bereaved family.

According to the prefecture that coordinated hospitalization, the number of infected people was high from the end of last month to the beginning of this month, and it was a time when there were many requests for hospitalization coordination.

Saitama City said, ``One of the reasons why we could not adjust the hospital was that the hospital beds for corona patients were tight.''