Fukui Prefecture, 11 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 11 New COVID-19 Infections

May 8th Report

On May 8th, Fukui Prefecture reported 11 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 945. As of this day, there are 97 active cases within the prefecture, of which 1 is in serious condition.
Brief details of the 11 cases are as follow.

The Katsuyama City female student (under 10, #1) and Katsuyama City male company employee (20s, #2) are close contacts of a Katsuyama City female (40s) whose COVID-19 infection was reported on May 7th.

The Tsuruga City male company employee (20s, #3) and Tsuruga City unemployed female (20s) are close contacts of a COVID-19 patient from outside Fukui Prefecture.

Those within cases #6~9 are connected to a COVID-19 cluster at a school, which was reported on May 7th.

Those within cases #9~11 are connected to a COVID-19 cluster at a school, which was reported on April 21st.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/030508.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1313163; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf