Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

January 8th Report

On January 8th, Fukui Prefecture reported 7 new COVID-19 infections, all from Fukui City, bringing its cumulative total to 387 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City unemployed female (20s)
On January 7th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[2] Fukui City female home nursing support office worker (50s)
On January 6th, the woman experienced a fever of 37.7°C, chills, and fatigue. On the 7th, she went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. 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 January 5th, the woman had a cough. On the 7th, she experienced a fever of 39.4°C, and went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken; PCR test results showed positive for COVID-19. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[4] Fukui City unemployed male (10s)
On January 1st, as a close contact, the male had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 5th, he experienced a fever of 37.2°C, and coughing. On the 7th, he went to a medical institution to have a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[5] Fukui City independent businessman (40s)
On January 7th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample 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 past two weeks.

[6] Fukui City unemployed female (30s)
On January 6th, the woman experienced a fever of 37.8°C, sore throat, and headache. On the 7th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[7] Fukui City unemployed male (10s)
On January 6th, the male experienced a fever of 37.2°C and coughing. On the 7th, 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.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210108.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1238664

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