Fukui Prefecture, Six New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, Six New COVID-19 Infections

November 19th Report, Novel Coronavirus

On November 19th, Fukui Prefecture reported six new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, of four people residing in Fukui City, one in Sabae City, and one in Eiheiji Town. The prefecture now has a cumulative total of 295 COVID-19 cases. Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City male student (10s)
On November 12th, the student experienced a fever of 37.4⁰C. As a close contact, he had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[2] Sabae City male facility staff (20s)
On November 15th, the man experienced coughing and headache. On the 16th, he visited a medical institution for an examination. On the 17th, he got a fever of 38.9⁰C, and visited a medical institution for a re-examination and to have a biological sample taken. On the 18th, a PCR test result showed positive for COVID-19. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[3] Fukui City female part-time employee (40s)
On November 11th, the woman experienced a fever of 38.5⁰C, sore throat, and fatigue. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She has no record of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[4] Fukui City unemployed female (60s)
On November 15th, the woman experienced coughing and a headache. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She has no record of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[5] Fukui City male part-time employee (20s)
On November 17th, the man experienced a headache. On the 18th, he went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample taken. PCR test results showed positive for COVID-19. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[6] Eiheiji Town female facility staff (20s)
On November 14th, the woman experienced a fever of 38.7⁰C, sore throat, and fatigue. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 19th, PCR test results showed positive for COVID-19. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201119.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1208533

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