Six New COVID-19 Infections, of Company Employees in Fukui and Sakai Cities

Six New COVID-19 Infections, of Company Employees in Fukui and Sakai Cities

July 29th COVID-19 Report, Company Colleagues, Time Spent in Okinawa Prefecture

On July 29th, Fukui Prefecture reported six new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Brief details are as follows:

[1] Male company employee in his 50s (Fukui City)
[2] Male company employee in his 30s (Fukui City)
[3] Male company employee in his 40s (Sakai City)
[4] Male company employee in his 50s (Sakai City)
[5] Male company employee in his 30s (Fukui City)
[6] Male company employee in his 40s (Fukui City)

All six employees are colleagues within the same company. During July 23rd to 26th, they had spent time within Okinawa Prefecture.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1133407

Fukui Prefecture, No New COVID-19 Infections for July 27th

Fukui Prefecture, No New COVID-19 Infections for July 27th

Three Close Contacts of Infected Woman in her 20s, All Tested Negative for COVID-19

On July 27th, Fukui Prefecture reported no new cases of the novel coroanvirus (COVID-19) infection. The Fukui City woman in her 20s, who was reported with COVID-19 on the 26th, had three close contacts; all three underwent polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, each showing negative for COVID-19. Since entering July, there has been seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the prefecture’s total to 129.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1131879

Fukui Prefecture, Two New COVID-19 Cases of Hospital Nurse and Restaurant Staff

Fukui Prefecture, Two New COVID-19 Cases of Hospital Nurse and Restaurant Staff

On July 26th, Fukui Prefecture reported two new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection of a female nurse from Sakai City (in her 30s), and a female restaurant staff from Fukui City (in her 20s).

The Sakai City female nurse is the wife of the unemployed man (in his 20s) who was confirmed with COVID-19 on July 23rd; as a close contact, the woman underwent a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on the 24th, which had shown negative for the virus. However, on July 25th, due to an emergence of symptoms including fatigue, the woman was tested again, with results showing positive for COVID-19.

The Sakai City nurse has been working at the Fukui Prefectural Hospital, located in Fukui City. Due to her husband’s poor physical health, the woman had been staying at home since July 21st. With at least 2 days since the onset of symptoms from the 25th, the Fukui Prefectural Hospital Management stated, “Infection via the hospital is not a factor.”

The Fukui City female (in her 20s) is a part-time restaurant staff, working within the city. The woman had stayed within the Hyogo and Osaka prefectures during July 11th to 13th. The woman has three close contact, of her husband, living within the same residence, and two restaurant coworkers.

Sources: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1131459; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1131463

Fukui Prefecture, 2nd Consecutive Day Without a New COVID-19 Infection

Fukui Prefecture, 2nd Consecutive Day Without a New COVID-19 Infection

July 25th COVID-19 Report

On July 25th, Fukui Prefecture reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. It is the 2nd consecutive day without a new case. Since entering July, there has been 5 people confirmed with COVID-19.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1130966

Sakai City Man Infected With COVID-19, Time Spent in Osaka

Sakai City Man Infected With COVID-19, Time Spent in Osaka

July 23rd COVID-19 Report, One Close Contact

On July 23rd, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, of a man in his 20s, living in Sakai City; from July 14th to 18th, the man had stayed within Osaka Prefecture. There is one close contact of a family member living in the same residence.

The man experienced coughing and fever on July 21st, and visited a medical institution for an examination. On the 22nd, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 on the 23rd.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1129865