Hokkaido announced that 18 new people have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.
In addition, Otaru City also announced that one person was newly infected.
On the 15th, Sapporo City announced the infection of 32 people and Hakodate City announced the infection of 3 people, and the number of confirmed infections in Hokkaido was 54 people a day.
Michi also announced that a woman in her 90s died on the 13th.
On the 15th, Sapporo City had already announced that a man in his 90s had died, and only two were confirmed dead on the 15th.
This brings the total number of infected people in Hokkaido to 19,944, of which 709 have died.