Mihama Town Man, Close Contact of COVID-19 Case Outside Fukui Prefecture

Mihama Town Man, Close Contact of COVID-19 Case Outside Fukui Prefecture

August 20th Report, A Visit to Parent’s Home Outside the Prefecture

On August 20th, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection of a Mihama Town male company employee in his 50s. On the 19th, the man was contacted by a relative who was confirmed as a COVID-19 close contact outside the prefecture.

The Mihama Town man returned to his hometown outside Fukui Prefecture, to stay at his parent’s home from August 7th to 17th. During the evening of the 18th, he experienced a sore throat. On the 19th, the man received a notification confirming a COVID-19 infection of a family member in his parent’s home, and went to get tested, showing positive for the virus.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1147920

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