Fukui City, Closed as a Measure Against the Novel Coronavirus
PARIO CITY, a shopping centre in Fukui Prefecture’s Fukui City, has been closed as a measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); on April 20th, the shopping centre will reopen for business. Including the grocery store, Yasusaki Gurume-Kan, the temporary operating hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A representative and staff of the Eastern Business Development Association, which manages PARIO CITY, had previously been confirmed positive for COVID-19; business operations were then restricted from April 5th.
“We have disinfected the building interior, and are being thorough with the health and hygiene management of our staff; placing the customers’ safety and security at the highest priority, we will be reopening the whole shopping centre,” stated PARIO CITY on its website.
Shops including Kobe Cook WORLD BUFFET, Curves, and Sugakiya will remain closed.
Fukui Prefecture, 15.7 Average Number of Days in Hospital Care
On April 19th, Fukui Prefecture reported that the average incubation period for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is “5.2 days”. Taking 56 of 101 COVID-19 cases within the prefecture, where the day of exposure to the virus could be determined, a calculation was made. Furthermore, looking at 26 cases where COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital, the average amount of time patients spend in the hospital is “15.7 days”, with the shortest length at 7 days, and the longest at 22 days.
April 19th, Men and Women Ages 10s~70s
On April 19th, Fukui Prefecture reported 6 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) within Fukui City, with brief details of the prefecture’s 107th through to the 112th cases.
 Fukui City female company employee, in her 20s
 Fukui City male company employee, in his 40s
 Fukui City female company employee, in her 70s
 Fukui City independent businessman, in his 50s
 Fukui City male, in his 20s
 Fukui City female, aged 10-19
The Fukui City male  is the son of the prefecture’s 53rd COVID-19 case (of a woman in her 70s). Four people across cases  through  live within the same residence, and are related, but living separately from, the prefecture’s 104th COVID-19 case (of a woman in her 50s).