Awara City Woman Infected With COVID-19, No Recent Travel History Outside Fukui Prefecture

Awara City Woman Infected With COVID-19, No Recent Travel History Outside Fukui Prefecture

August 21st Report, Unemployed Woman in her 60s

On August 21st, Fukui Prefecture reported a new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection of an unemployed female in her 60s, residing in Awara City. The woman experienced symptoms including a fever, coughing, and headache on the 20th; a biological sample was then taken. On the 21st, a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test showed positive for COVID-19. During the 2-week period prior to the onset of symptoms, the woman had no history of travel outside Fukui Prefecture.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1148679