Fukui City, Three New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui City, Three New COVID-19 Infections

December 1st Report

On December 1st, Fukui Prefecture reported three new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing its cumulative total of cases to 319. Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City male company employee (30s)
On November 26th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19. On the 29th, he experienced a fever of 37.1⁰C. On the 30th, he went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample taken. On December 1st, PCR test results showed positive for the virus. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[2] Fukui City female company employee (50s)
On November 17th, as a close contact, the woman has a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19. On the 29th, she experienced coughing and phlegm. On the 30th, she went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample taken. On December 1st, PCR test results showed positive for the virus. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[3] Fukui City unemployed female (70s)
On November 27th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19. On the 29th, she experienced a fever of 37.6⁰C and coughing. On the 30th, she went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample taken. On December 1st, PCR test results showed positive for the virus. 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/201201.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1215889

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