Fukui Prefecture, 5 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 5 New COVID-19 Infections

January 23rd Report

On January 23rd, Fukui Prefecture reported 5 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 476 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Takahama Town female association employee (30s)
On January 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken. On the 19th, PCR test results showed negative for COVID-19. On the 21st, she had a runny nose, headache, and fatigue. On the 22nd, she went to a medical institution to have a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. During the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms, she had been in Kyoto Prefecture.

[2] Takahama Town female student (10s)
On January 18th, as a close contact, the student had a biological sample taken. On the 19th, PCR test results showed negative for COVID-19. On the 21st, she had a runny nose. On the 22nd, she went to a medical institution to have a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test. During the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms, she had been in Kyoto Prefecture.

[3] Sakai City unemployed female (70s)
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 22nd, she had a runny nose and had another biological sample taken. On the 23rd, 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] Sakai City unemployed female (70s)
On January 22nd, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken. On the 23rd, 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.

[5] Sakai City male nursing home employee (60s)
On January 16th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 22nd, he experienced chest pains and a loss of appetite, and had another biological sample taken. On the 23rd, 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/210123.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1247558