Fukui Prefecture, 12 New COVID-19 Infections & 1 Death

Fukui Prefecture, 12 New COVID-19 Infections & 1 Death

January 26th Report

On January 26th, Fukui Prefecture reported 12 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 496 cases, as well as 1 COVID-related death. 7 of the 12 cases are connected to a Sakai City nursing home.
Brief details of each of the 12 new cases are as follow:

[1] Sabae City female company employee (40s)
On January 25th, the woman experienced a fever of 37.6°C, coughing, sore throat, and fatigue. 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.

[2] Sabae City female part-time worker (70s)
On January 25th, 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.

[3] Sabae City male student (10s)
On January 25th, as a close contact, the student 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] Sabae City male student (under 10)
On January 25th, the boy had a cough and runny nose. 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] Katsuyama City male hospital employee (40s)
On January 22nd, the man had a cough, headache, and fatigue. On the 25th, he experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken at a medical institution, 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] Sakai City unemployed female (90s)
On both January 14th and 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 37°C and coughing, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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 (90s)
On both January 14th and 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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 unemployed female (80s)
On both January 14th and 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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.

[9] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On both January 14th and 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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.

[10] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On both January 14th and 20th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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.

[11] Sakai City unemployed male (90s)
On both January 14th and 20th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, he experienced a fever of 37°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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.

[12] Sakai City unemployed female (80s)
On both January 14th and 18th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through PCR tests. On the 25th, she experienced a fever of 38°C, and had a biological sample taken. On the 26th, a PCR test 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/210126.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1249069