Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

December 29th Report, One Obama City Man

On December 29th, Fukui Prefecture reported two new cases of COVID-19, of a Obama City man in his 30s, and one man from outside the prefecture. Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Nagano Prefecture male company employee (30s)
On December 27th, the man experienced joint pain. On the 28th, he went to a medical institution for an examination, and had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 29th, he entered hospitalization at a medical institution within Nagano Prefecture. During the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms, he had stayed in Tsuruga City. He was in Shiga Prefecture during the 26th and 27th.

[2] Obama City male company employee (30s)
On December 24th, as a close contact, he had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 27th, he experienced a fever of 37°C. On the 28th, he went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken, which tested positive for the virus through a PCR test. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

Fukui Prefecture has a cumulative total of 350 COVID-19 cases.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201229.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1233859

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