Fukui Prefecture, 4 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 4 New COVID-19 Infections

January 22nd Report

On January 22nd, Fukui Prefecture reported 4 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 471 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Tsuruga City company employee (age & sex undisclosed)
On January 14th, as a close contact, the person had a biological sample taken, which had tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 21st, the person had a cough and runny nose, and had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. The person has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[2] Sakai City unemployed female (90s)
On January 14th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which had tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 20th, as a close contact, another biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 21st. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[3] Sakai City male nursing home employee (70s)
On January 13th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which had tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 21st, he experienced coughing and fatigue, and had another biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. He has no history of travel outside the prefecture during that two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[4] Echizen City unemployed female (50s)
On January 14th, the woman had a cough and runny nose. On the 21st, the woman experienced a cough, runny nose, fatigue, and an impaired sense of taste; a biological sample was taken. On the 22nd, 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.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210122.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1246879

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