November 10, reported that Coronavirus Pandemic in Hokkaido, Japan continued to expand, and the number of new infections hit a new high on the 9th. At the same time, the number of infections centered on Sapporo City has been increasing sharply, and the Kita-Shichijo Post Office in Sapporo has suspended window services due to cluster infections.
According to the Kyodo News Agency of Japan, Hokkaido, Sapporo and Asahikawa announced on the 9th that the number of new coronavirus infections reached a record high of 200, and another person died; the total number of infections in the road reached 4,198, and the total number of deaths reached 115.
In addition, the Sapporo City Government announced that the number of new infections reached a record high of 158, and that of Hokkaido and Asahikawa was 41 and 1 respectively.
The number of infected people throughout Hokkaido has increased significantly since October. Since November 5, more than 100 new infections have been notified for 4 consecutive days.
At the same time, the number of infections centered on Sapporo City is also increasing sharply. A cluster of infections occurred at the Kita-Shichijo Post Office in Sapporo, and 6 employees were diagnosed. At present, the post office has suspended window services.
In view of the surge in the number of infected people, the Hokkaido government raised its self-set alert level from “Level 2” to “Level 3” on the 7th. On the same day, the provincial government and the city of Sapporo required restaurants and bars and nightclubs in downtown Susukino to shorten their business hours.