Fukui Prefecture reported that a Fukui City man in his 70s, infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), has passed away, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths within the prefecture to three.
According to Fukui Prefecture, the man had been receiving dialysis treatment at Fukui City’s Fukushima Urology Clinic, where COVID-19 had spread within the facility. On April 5th, the man had experienced a fever of 39.0⁰C and was hospitalized at a medical institution. The next day, on the 6th, it was confirmed that he was infected with COVID-19.
Thereafter, the man experienced worsening symptoms, including a fever and difficulty breathing. He was equipped with an oxygen mask and received treatment; however, he passed away on April 13th.
The total number of deaths, among those infected with COVID-19, has risen to 3 within Fukui Prefecture.