Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections and 1 Death

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections and 1 Death

December 31st Report

On December 31st, Fukui Prefecture reported two new cases of COVID-19, both of men in their 30s from Tsuruga City, bringing its cumulative total to 355. Furthermore, one COVID-19 patient in his 80s has passed away.
Details of the two new COVID-19 cases are as follows:

[1] Tsuruga City male company employee (30s)
On December 30th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the recent two weeks.

[2] Tsuruga City male company employee (30s)
On December 30th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the recent two weeks.

Both of the men were close contacts of a COVID-19 case reported on December 29th, of an Obama City male company employee (30s).

Sources: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1234787; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/201231.pdf