Fukui Prefecture, New COVID-19 Cases by Municipality

Fukui Prefecture, New COVID-19 Cases by Municipality

August 25th, 17 Cases in Fukui City

On August 25th, Fukui Prefecture reported 56 new COVID-19 infections, a new daily high. The following tables shows the new cases categorized by municipality and age range.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1385067

Fukui Prefecture, Heavy Rain Warning Across 12 Municipalities

Fukui Prefecture, Heavy Rain Warning Across 12 Municipalities

Landslide Caution

At 10:55 a.m. on August 13th, the Fukui Local Meteorological Office announced a heavy rain warning & landslide caution across Fukui City, Sakai City, Eiheiji Town, Echizen Town, Sabae City, Ikeda Town, Tsuruga City, and Mihama Town.

The heavy rain warning in Awara City, and the heavy rain warning & landslide caution across Ono City, Katsuyama City, Echizen City, and Minamiechizen Town continue to remain active.

Going into August 14th, there is a forecast of a downpour of up to 40 millimeters within an hour, accompanied with lightning. Over a two-day period until the afternoon of the 14th, many areas within Fukui Prefecture could accumulate up to 200~300 millimeters of rainfall. The Fukui Local Meteorological Office is advised to exercise caution and remain alert for landslides, lower regions becoming submerged in water, rising water levels within rivers, and flooding.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1377489

Fukui Prefecture, 27 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 27 New COVID-19 Infections

July 25th Report

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.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210725.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1363993; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf

Fukui Prefecture, 3 New COVID-19 Infections and 1 Death

Fukui Prefecture, 3 New COVID-19 Infections and 1 Death

July 16th Report

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.

Sources: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1358501; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210716.pdf; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf

17 New COVID-19 Infections in Fukui, 6 Connected to Food Service Establishments

17 New COVID-19 Infections in Fukui, 6 Connected to Food Service Establishments

June 30th COVID-19 Report

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.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1347893