August 7th Fukui Prefecture Report, PCR Retest Showed Positive for COVID-19
On August 7th, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection of a female company employee (in her 60s) from Tsuruga City. The woman is a colleague and close contact of the Tsuruga City female company employee (also in her 60s) who was reported with COVID-19 on the 5th. A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test carried out on the 4th showed negative for COVID-19, but a retest carried out on the 7th showed a positive result. The woman is currently asymptomatic; she has two close contacts of relatives living in the same residence.