Three New COVID-19 Cases in Fukui City

Three New COVID-19 Cases in Fukui City

April 16th, Novel Coronavirus, People in Their 30s to 60s

On April 16th, Fukui Prefecture reported 3 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Fukui City.

Brief details of the prefecture’s 101st through to the 103rd cases are as follows:

[101] Fukui City male company employee, in his 30s

[102] Fukui City unemployed female, in her 60s

[103] Fukui City male company employee, in his 40s

All three people had close contact with someone who had been confirmed with COVID-19. The Fukui City unemployed female [102] is asymptomatic.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1069566

Fukui Prefectural Hospital, 15 Confirmed Negative for COVID-19

Fukui Prefectural Hospital, 15 Confirmed Negative for COVID-19

April 14th, Close Contacts: Patients and Staff

On April 14th, Fukui Prefecture reported the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results of 15 people who had close contact with a Fukui Prefectural Hospital nurse infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the 15 patients and staff tested negative for the virus. Including the 81 people tested yesterday, everyone have been confirmed as negative for COVID-19. The remaining 3 people will undergo testing, after which, the results will be reported at a later time.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1067956

Close Contacts with Fukui Prefectural Hospital Nurse with COVID-19, Eighty-One Tested Negative

Close Contacts with Fukui Prefectural Hospital Nurse with COVID-19, Eighty-One Tested Negative

Eighteen Awaiting Testing

On April 13th, Fukui Prefecture reported the results of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests carried out with close contacts of the Fukui Prefectural Hospital nurse who was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the 99 patients and medical personnel, 81 have tested negative for the virus. The remaining 18 are still awaiting tests, after which the results will be reported at a later time.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1067240

Novel Coronavirus, Fukui Prefectural Hospital Nurse Infected

Novel Coronavirus, Fukui Prefectural Hospital Nurse Infected

Nurse Stationed at the Infectious Disease Ward

On April 12th, the Fukui Prefectural Hospital reported that a registered female nurse, in her 40s, had been infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The nurse had worked in the infectious disease ward, as well as the general ward, of the hospital from April 1st. On the 6th, she had a headache after work. On the 8th, she experienced a fever; because the fever had continued to persist, the nurse took a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test on April 11th, upon which she tested positive for COVID-19.

It has been confirmed that the nurse had close interactions with 56 medical personnel and 45 patients; one of the medical personnel and two of the patients, who experienced fevers, took a PCR test and confirmed negative for the virus. PCR tests for the other close contacts are being carried out, and expected to be completed by the early morning of April 13th.

The Fukui Prefectural Hospital will continue to receive COVID-19 patients, administer care and emergency treatment, and examine outpatients; however, the general ward, where the infected nursed had worked in, will cease accepting new patients for 10 days.

In Fukui Prefecture, on April 12th, a Fukui City male company executive, in his 60s, was discovered to be infected with COVID-19. Within the prefecture, the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 88.

Source: https://www.fukui-tv.co.jp/?post_type=fukui_news&p=128006&page=1

Infection from Within a Fukui Clinic, Additional Two Patients with COVID-19

Infection from Within a Fukui Clinic, Additional Two Patients with COVID-19

Five Confirmed Cases within Fukui Prefecture on April 10th, Novel Coronavirus

On April 10th, Fukui Prefecture reported five cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), across Echizen City and Fukui City, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 82 within the prefecture. According to the prefecture, two of the five cases are patients of the Fukushima Urology Clinic, whose clinical director had been confirmed with COVID-19 on April 8th.

Brief details of the 78th through to the 82nd cases are as follows:

[78] Echizen City boy, under 10 years old

[79] Fukui City male company executive, in his 60s

[80] Fukui City male company employee, in his 50s

[81] Fukui City unemployed female, in her 80s

[82] Fukui City unemployed male, in his 60s

People in cases [81] and [82] are patients of the Fukushima Urology Clinic director. People in cases [78] and [82] had no record of symptoms.

Including the clinical director, doctor, and patients, there are now 6 confirmed cases connected with the Fukushima Urology Clinic.

Excluding the Fukui City male company employee [80], all reported cases had some or close contact with someone who had been confirmed with the virus.

Source: https://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/1065798