Fukui Prefecture, 9 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 9 New COVID-19 Infections

January 14th Report

On January 14th, Fukui Prefecture reported 9 new COVID-19 infections, bring the prefecture’s cumulative total to 411 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On January 7th, the woman had a cough. On the 12th, she went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken. On the 13th, 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.

[2] Sakai City unemployed female (60s)
On January 11th, the woman had a cough and sore throat. On the 12th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 13th, 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.

[3] Sakai City unemployed male (70s)
On January 13th, 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.

[4] Fukui City male nursing home employee (40s)
On January 12th, the man experienced a headache, chills, and fatigue. On the 13th, 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.

[5] Sakai City female nursing home employee (60s)
On January 13th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken. On the 14th, PCR test results showed positive for COVID-19. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[6] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On January 9th, the woman experienced fatigue. On the 13th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 14th, 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.

[7] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On January 8th, the woman had a cough. On the 13th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 14th, 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.

[8] Sakai City male company employee (60s)
On January 13th, the man experienced a fever of 38.5°C, coughing, and sore throat; as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 14th, PCR 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.

[9] Tsuruga City male company employee (20s)
On January 6th, the man experienced a fever, cough, and runny nose. On the 13th, he went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken. On the 14th, PCR 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.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210114.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1242131

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