Fukui Prefecture, 5 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 5 New COVID-19 Infections

February 19th Report

On February 19th, Fukui Prefecture reported 5 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 542 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Tsuruga City male company employee (40s)
On February 18th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which showed 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.

[2] Tsuruga City unemployed female (30s)
On February 14th, the woman experienced nasal inflammation. On the 15th, she went to a medical institution for an examination. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which showed 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] Tsuruga City boy (under 10)
On February 17th, the boy had a runny nose. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which showed 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.

[4] Tsuruga City girl (under 10)
On February 9th, the girl experienced a fever of 37.3⁰C and coughing. She went to a medical institution for an examination. On the 18th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 19th, 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.

[5] Tsuruga City female nursery school teacher (30s)
On February 9th, the woman had a runny nose and sore throat. She went to a medical institution for an examination. On the 17th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken. On the 19th, 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/210219.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1263665

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