On the 16th, it was announced that nine new people were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus in Kanagawa prefecture.

The number of infected people confirmed each day fell below 10 for the first time in 9 days, 3 less than on Tuesday a week ago.

Meanwhile, it was announced that a woman in her 80s who was in a group home in Kawasaki City, where the cluster occurred, died.

In addition, four new infections were confirmed at the Long-Term Care Health Facility in Yokohama City, where three people had been confirmed to be infected, and the city announced that a cluster had occurred.

According to NHK's summary, the number of infected people announced in Kanagawa Prefecture is 169,096, of which 1312 have died.