On July 25th, Fukui Prefecture reported 27 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 1,472. There are currently 68 active cases within the prefecture. Seven of the 27 new cases are students of a Fukui City senior high school, and two are students of a Fukui City junior high school; in addition, six are Fukui City residents and another six are Sakai City residents. Brief details of the 27 cases are as follow.
On July 19th, Fukui Prefecture reported no new COVID-19 infections. Since June 12th, there had been 37 consecutive days of new COVID-19 infection reports. As of this day, the prefecture has a cumulative total of 1,421.
The are currently 57 active cases within the prefecture.
On July 16th, Fukui Prefecture reported a woman in her 70s, who was under hospitalization after being infected with COVID-19, has passed away, along with 3 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the cumulative total to 1,412. Of the 3 new COVID-19 cases, one is a Tsuruga City male company employee (50s), one is a Sakai City male company employee (30s), and one is a student connected to a COVID-19 cluster at a school which was first reported on July 8th.
As of this day, there are currently 73 active cases within the prefecture, as well as a cumulative total of 36 COVID-19 related deaths.
On July 7th, Fukui Prefecture announced that it will be lifting its independent “State of Emergency” on July 8th, which was set in response to the spread of COVID-19. From the 9th, the prefecture will shift into a “Special Alert” state. The “Specified Infection Countermeasure Area”, designating Fukui City’s Junka 1-Chome, Junka 2-Chome, Chuo 1~3-Chome, and Ote 1~3-Chome, will also be withdrawn.
The “Special Alert” period is set until July 22nd.
On June 30th, Fukui Prefecture reported 17 new COVID-19 infections, of men and women with ages ranging between the 10s and 70s. 9 are from Fukui City, 5 from Sakai City, 1 from Awara City, 1 from Tsuruga City, and 1 from Obama City. Among the 17 cases, 12 are connected with those who have already been confirmed with COVID-19.
6 among the 17 new cases are connected to food service establishments concentrated within central Fukui City, bringing the total to 172. Of the total 172 cases, 115 were primary close contacts of employees or clients of an establishment. The number of concerned establishments have increased to 31, with 7 connected to a cluster.
Among the 1,155 shops within the “Specified Infection Countermeasure Area” (Fukui City, Junka 1-Chome & 2-Chome, Chuo 1-Chome through 3-Chome, Ote 1-Chome through 3-Chome), as designated by Fukui Prefecture, employees from 856 establishments have undergone PCR tests, 74% of the total shops within the area. Among the 3,109 people tested, 181 were positive for COVID-19, a rate of 5.8%.
As of this day, Fukui Prefecture has a cumulative total of 1,288 COVID-19 cases.