March 8th Report
On March 8th, Fukui Prefecture reported its 546th COVID-19 infection, of a Fukui City male company employee in his 20s. On the 7th, the man experienced a fever of 39⁰C and chills. He 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. He had been in Shiga Prefecture during February 23rd.
Fukui Prefecture currently has a cumulative total of 546 COVID-19 cases, of which 3 are active.
Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210308.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou.html