Fukui Prefecture, 3 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 3 New COVID-19 Infections

March 20th Report

On March 20th, Fukui Prefecture reported 3 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 553 COVID-19 cases.
Brief details of each case are as follows:

[1] Fukui City unemployed female (10s)
On March 18th, as a close contact, the female had a biological sample taken, which tested negative for COVID-19 through a PCR test. She had a sore throat and joint pain. On the 19th, another biological sample was taken, which tested positive for the virus through another PCR test. She has no history of travel outside the prefecture during the two-week period prior to the onset of sympotoms.

[2] Fukui City male company employee (60s)
On March 19th, as a close contact, the man 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.

[3] Fukui City female company employee (50s)
On March 19th, 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.

As of this day, there are 7 active COVID-19 cases within Fukui Prefecture.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210320.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1281648