Man in his 70s Passes Away, Third COVID-19 Death in Fukui Prefecture

Man in his 70s Passes Away, Third COVID-19 Death in Fukui Prefecture

Novel Coronavirus

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.

Source: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20200414/k10012386091000.html

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