Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

December 28th Report

On December 28th, Fukui Prefecture reported two new COVID-19 infections, of a Tsuruga City man and woman, bringing its cumulative total of cases to 348. Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Tsuruga City male company employee (30s)
On December 26th, the man experienced a fever of 37°C, coughing, runny nose, and fatigue. On the 27th, 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.

[2] Tsuruga City female company employee (40s)
On December 27th, as close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the recent two weeks.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201228.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1233271