On the 16th, it was announced that 88 new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Hokkaido.
Of these, 56 have been confirmed to be infected in Sapporo, 26 in Hokkaido, 4 in Hakodate, 1 in Otaru, and 1 in Asahikawa.
In addition, Sapporo City announced that three men and women in their 80s and 90s, who had been confirmed to be infected, have died.
Hokkaido has announced the deaths of three men and women in their 80s and 90s.
Otaru City has announced the deaths of a woman in her 80s and an undisclosed age and gender.
The total number of people who died in Hokkaido announced on the 16th is eight.
This brings the total number of infected people in Hokkaido to 40,721 and the number of people who died to 1,327.