November 12th Report
On November 12th, Fukui Prefecture reported that a Fukui City independent businessman (40s) has been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Fukui City man (40s) experienced a fever of 38⁰C and sore throat on November 10th. On the 11th, he went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample taken, which showed positive for COVID-19 through a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. On the 12th, he entered hospitalization at a medical institution designated for infectious diseases. From November 3rd to 4th, he had spent some time within Osaka Prefecture. He has four close contacts, of two family members living in the same residence, and two colleagues.
Fukui Prefecture now has a cumulative total of 269 COVID-19 cases.