November 8th Report
On November 8th, Fukui Prefecture reported its 259th case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, of a Tsuruga City self-employed businessman in his 50s.
On November 1st, the man experienced fatigue throughout his body. On the 6th, he got a fever of 37.8⁰C, in addition to fatigue and an impaired sense of taste. On the 7th, he visited a medical institution to have a biological sample taken; antigen test results showed positive for COVID-19. He has entered a medical institution designated for infectious diseases for hospitalization.
During October 24th and 25th, the man had spent sometime within Osaka Prefecture. He has four close contacts, one of whom is a family member living within the same residence.