Miyagi Prefecture and Sendai City announced on the 17th that it was confirmed that a total of 40 people were infected with the new coronavirus.

Infection was confirmed in 28 people in Sendai City, 5 people in Kesennuma City, and 2 people in Ishinomaki City.

The cumulative total of infected people in Miyagi prefecture is 2949, including those who have already recovered.