Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 7 New COVID-19 Infections

May 26th Report

On May 26th, Fukui Prefecture reported 7 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 1,034. As of this day, there are 49 active cases within the prefecture, of which 1 is in serious condition.
Brief details of the 7 cases are as follow.

The Fukui City male company employee (30s, #1) is a close contact of a Fukui City male (30s) whose COVID-19 infection was reported on May 14th.

The Echizen Town male company employee (20s, #2), Echizen Town female student (10s, #3), and Echizen Town male student (under 10, #4) are close contacts of an Echizen Town female (40s) whose COVID-19 infection was reported on May 22nd.

The Gifu Prefecture male student (10s, #5) is a close contact of a COVID-19 patient from outside Fukui Prefecture. He is currently being treated outside the prefecture.

The Fukui City male company employee (30s, #7) is a close contact of Fukui City male (30s) whose COVID-19 infection was reported on May 14th.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210526.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1324980; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf

Fukui Prefecture, 9 New COVID-19 Infections

Fukui Prefecture, 9 New COVID-19 Infections

May 13th Report

On May 13th, Fukui Prefecture reported 9 new COVID-19 infections, bringing its cumulative total to 972. As of this day, there are 83 active cases within the prefecture.
Brief details of the 9 cases are as follow.

The Gifu Prefecture boy (under 10, #1) is being treated at an institution outside Fukui Prefecture.

The Ono City unemployed male (70s, #3) is a close contact of the Ono City male company employee (40s, #2).

The Echizen City male company employee (20s, #4) and the Echizen City female company employee (10s, #5) are close contacts of COVID-19 patient(s) outside Fukui Prefecture.

The Fukui City male nurse (30s, #9) is a close contact of a Fukui City male (30s) whose COVID-19 infection was reported on May 10th.

Sources: https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/210513.pdf; https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1316381; https://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kenkou/corona/jyoukyou_d/fil/joukyou.pdf

Gifu Prefecture, JR Staff Infected With COVID-19

Gifu Prefecture, JR Staff Infected With COVID-19

November 28th & 29th JR Central Report

On November 29th, Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) reported that a male managerial employee (60s) working at JR Gero Station (Gero City, Gifu Prefecture) has been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In accordance with instructions from the health care centre, JR Central expressed that is is continuously operating with infection countermeasures.

In addition to his managerial duties, the employee (60s) has also served passengers. According to JR Central, the employee had regularly wore a mask during working hours, and that there has been no close contact with passengers. On November 27th, the employee felt discomfort in his throat, followed by a fever on the 28th; an examination at a medical institution concluded with positive test results for COVID-19.

It was also reported that, on November 28th, a male managerial employee (50s) working at JR Takayama Station (Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture) had been infected with COVID-19. The company stated that there had been no close contact with passengers.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1215020