Fukui Prefecture, 13 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 13 New COVID-19 Infections

August 27th Report, Record Daily High

On August 27th, Fukui Prefecture reported 13 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. There is now a cumulative total of 190 cases within the prefecture. Details of each case are as follows:

[1] Male restaurant employee (50s, Echizen Town)
On August 25th, the man experienced coughing and visited a medical institution for an examination; on the same day, a fever emerged, and a biological sample was taken. On the 26th, a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[2] Unemployed female (80s, Fukui City).
On August 22nd, the woman experienced coughing and discomfort in her throat. On the 26th, she went to an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination, and to have a biological sample taken; a PCR test result showed positive for COVID-19. The woman had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[3] Male company employee (40s, Sakai City)
On August 23rd, the man experienced coughing and a runny nose. On the 26th, he visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had spent time in Osaka Prefecture from August 8th to 16th.

[4] Unemployed male (70s, Fukui City)
On August 22nd, the man experienced a fever of 37.5⁰C, fatigue throughout his body, and joint pain. On the 26th, he visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[5] Male company executive (60s, Fukui City)
On August 26th, the visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[6] Unemployed male (70s, Fukui City)
On August 23rd, the man experienced a fever. On the 26th, he visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[7] Unemployed male (70s, Sabae City)
On August 24th, the man experienced a fever of 37.7⁰C, coughing, runny nose, and sore throat. On the 26th, he visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[8] Unemployed female (70s, Fukui City)
On August 24th, the woman had a sore throat. On the 26th, she visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have her biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The woman had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[9] Unemployed male (80s, Echizen City)
On August 24th, the man experienced a fever of 38.5⁰C. On the 26th, he visited a medical institution to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[10] Unemployed female (70s, Echizen City)
On August 22nd, the woman experienced fatigue. On the 26th, a fever of 37.2⁰C emerged, along with headache; she then visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have her biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The woman had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[11] Unemployed female (80s, Fukui City)
On August 24th, the woman had a sore throat. On the 26th, she visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have her biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The woman had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[12] Unemployed female (80s, Fukui City)
The woman is a close contact of a Fukui City woman in her 80s, who was confirmed and reported with COVID-19 on August 26th. As a close contact, she visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have her biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The woman had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[13] Unemployed male (70s, Fukui City)
On August 26th, the man visited an Outpatient Facility for Japanese Returnees and Potential Contacts for a medical examination and to have his biological sample taken. PCR test results on the 27th showed positive for COVID-19. The man had no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

Investigations are currently ongoing to determine the close contacts of all the patients.

Source: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/200827.pdf

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