Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

February 24th Report

On February 24th, Fukui Prefecture reported 2 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 544 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Tsuruga City male company employee (50s)
On February 21st, the man experienced a fever of 38.1⁰C. On the 22nd, symptoms persisted, and he went to a medical institution for an examination, and to have a biological sample taken. On the 23rd, 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.

[2] Tsuruga City unemployed female (50s)
On February 23rd, 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/210224.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1266432

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