Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

January 16th Report

On January 16th, Fukui Prefecture reported 7 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 443 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follow:

[1] Echizen City unemployed male (40s)
On January 9th, the man experienced a fever of 38.6°C and chills. On the 15th, he 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. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[2] Fukui City female registered nurse (60s)
On January 6th, the woman experienced chills. On the 15th, 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] Sakai City female registered nurse (40s)
On January 14th, the woman experienced a fever of 37°C, nasal congestion, and sore throat. On the 15th, 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.

[4] Fukui City female medical institution employee (50s)
On January 11th, the woman had a sore throat. On the 15th, 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.

[5] Fukui City male company employee (60s)
On January 9th, the man had a cough and chills. On the 15th, 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.

[6] Echizen City female medical institution employee (40s)
On January 14th, the woman had a sore throat. On the 15th, 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 female part-time employee (70s)
On January 15th, as a 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 past two weeks.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210116.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1243362

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