August 9th Report of Fukui City Man (80s), One Close Contact
On August 9th, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection of a Fukui City unemployed male in his 80s. The man experienced a fever on August 6th, and difficulty breathing and fatigue on the 8th; a biological sample was taken, which showed positive for the virus. During the two weeks prior to the onset of symptoms, the man had no history of travel outside the prefecture. There is one close contact of a relative living in the same residence.