Fukui City, One Instructor & Three Students Infected With COVID-19

Fukui City, One Instructor & Three Students Infected With COVID-19

December 16th Report

On December 16th, Fukui Prefecture reported four new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing its cumulative total to 337. Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City male student (20s)
On December 14th, the student experienced a fever of 39⁰C, coughing, and headache. On the 15th, he went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken; antigen 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.

[2] Fukui City male student (20s)
On December 14th, the student experienced a fever of 38⁰C, coughing, and headache. On the 15th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[3] Fukui City male instructor (40s)
On December 15th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. PCR test results on the 16th showed positive for COVID-19. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[4] Fukui City male student (10s)
On December 15th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. PCR test results on the 16th showed positive for COVID-19. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201216.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1225575

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