Fukui Prefecture, Young Girl Verified with COVID-19 After Second Test

Fukui Prefecture, Young Girl Verified with COVID-19 After Second Test

July 15th Report, Family Member of Previously Confirmed COVID-19 Case

On July 15th, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, of a Fukui City girl, under the age of three. The girl is asymptomatic; she is also a family member of the 123rd and 124th COVID-19 cases within the prefecture, which were reported on July 12th and 13th respectively. As a close contact, the girl underwent a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on July 12th, which came out negative for the virus. However, on July 14th, a biological sample was taken, and when tested on the 15th, tested positive for COVID-19.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1124330