Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

March 29th Report, Cluster Outbreak at Nursing Home

On March 29th, Fukui Prefecture reported 3 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 573 cases; as of this day, there are 24 cases active within the prefecture. Each of the three new cases are connected with a nursing home within Fukui City, with all persons experiencing light symptoms.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City unemployed male, nursing home resident (80s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 27th, he experienced a fever of 37.6⁰C and coughing. On the 28th, another biological sample was taken. On the 29th, 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] Fukui City unemployed female, nursing home resident (80s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 27th, she experienced a fever of 38.6⁰C. On the 28th, another biological sample was taken. On the 29th, 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.

[3] Fukui City unemployed female, nursing home resident (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 though a PCR test. On the 28th, she had a cough, and another biological sample was taken. On the 29th, 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/210329.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1287513

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 2 New COVID-19 Infections

March 28th Report

On March 28th, Fukui Prefecture reported 2 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 570 cases. As of today, there are 22 active COVID-19 cases within the prefecture.
Brief details of each case are as follow:

[1] Echizen City unemployed female (20s)
On March 26th, the woman had a fever and sore throat. On the 27th, she went to a medical institution for an examination, and had a biological sample 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] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. On the 26th, she experienced a fever of 37.2⁰C; another biological sample was taken. On the 27th, 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/210328.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1287003

Hokuriku Shinkansen Service Control Centre in Fukui

Hokuriku Shinkansen Service Control Centre in Fukui

JRTT, Construction Bureau Open From April 1st, Including Ishikawa

On March 24th, the Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (JRTT) disclosed that the Hokuriku Shinkansen Construction Bureau, which will function as a control centre for the development of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, will open locations in Fukui City and Tsuruga City within Fukui Prefecture, and in Shin-Komatsu City within Ishikawa Prefecture on April 1st. One location will be within the Fukui Railway Construction Site (Fukui City), and another will be within the Tsuruga City Construction Office (Tsuruga City); the Construction Bureau Chief, Public Relations Department Chief, and Fukui Construction Department Chief will be stationed within Fukui City.

During December 2020, connected to the issue to the increased cost of construction due to delaying the opening of the Kanazawa-Tsuruga Hokuriku Shinkansen Line, the JRTT received an order for an organizational restructuring from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. It was disclosed that restructuring plans were submitted during January, the Osaka Branch Office was closed down, and there is a course to establish a locally-based construction bureau between Fukui and Ishikawa prefectures.

The Construction Chief and Chief of Architecture will be station in Tsuruga City, while the Construction Bureau Vice Chief and the Ishikawa Construction Department Chief will be station in Komatsu City. The system to be arranged will allow the organization to accurately grasp the on-site situation, and quickly convey the information to the headquarters. The Bureau Vice Chief, Chief of General Affairs, and Project Chief will be in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1285062

Fukui Prefecture, No New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, No New COVID-19 Infections

March 27th Report

On March 27th, Fukui Prefecture reported no new COVID-19 infections. The prefecture has a cumulative total of 568 COVID-19 cases, of which 21 are currently active.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1286537

Fukui Prefecture, 15 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 15 New COVID-19 Infections

March 26th Report, 13 Cases Connected to Nursing Home

On March 26th, Fukui Prefecture reported 15 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 568 cases. 13 of the new cases are connected with a nursing home, of 11 residents and 2 staff members. As of this day, 22 COVID-19 cases are active within the prefecture.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City unemployed female (80s)
On March 22nd, the woman experienced a fever of 38.1⁰C, coughing with phlegm, and fatigue. On the 25th, she went to a medical institution for an examination and to have a biological sample 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] Fukui City female part-time worker (20s)
On March 24th, the woman experienced a fever of 38⁰C and a headache. On the 25th, 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.

[3] Fukui City female student (under 10)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the girl 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.

[4] Fukui City unemployed male (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[5] Fukui City unemployed female (70s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[6] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[7] Fukui City unemployed female (80s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[8] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 23rd, the woman experienced a fever of 38.2⁰C. On the 25th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[9] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 23rd, the woman experienced a fever of 37.2⁰C. On the 25th, as a close contact, a biological sample was taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of symptoms.

[10] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[11] Sabae City female nursing home staff (40s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[12] Fukui City female nursing home staff (40s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[13] Fukui City unemployed male (70s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the man had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. He is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[14] Fukui City unemployed female (90s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. She is currently asymptomatic, and has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the past two weeks.

[15] Fukui City unemployed female (80s)
On March 25th, as a close contact, the woman had a biological sample taken, which tested positive for COVID-19 through a PCR test on the 26th. 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/210326.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1285796