Tsuruga City Man Infected With COVID-19

Tsuruga City Man Infected With COVID-19

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.

Source: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201108.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1201366

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