New virus confirmed that two people involved in taxi drivers in Tokyo were infected February 17, 17:29

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government held a press conference and revealed that two people living in Tokyo were confirmed to be newly infected with the new coronavirus. Both of them are men involved in taxi drivers who were confirmed infected on the 13th.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government revealed this at a press conference on the evening of the 14th.

According to that, it was confirmed that two people living in Tokyo were newly infected with the new coronavirus.

Both men were found to be infected on the 13th, and were involved in a male taxi driver living in Tokyo. One was an employee of a houseboat, which was the venue for the New Year's party where the driver participated. Is an employee of a taxi union branch.

They are hospitalized, but they are not seriously ill.

According to the capital, private taxi drivers participated in the New Year's party of the private taxi union branch in the Seongnam district held on a houseboat on last month.

About 80 people attended the New Year party, and about 10 of them had symptoms such as fever.

On the other hand, it was confirmed that the houseboat employee was in contact with a traveler from Hubei Province, China.

Miyako has been examining the fact that he knows about 100 people as drivers' close contacts, including New Year's party participants, employees of houseboats, and employees of private taxi union branches.

A taxi driver said that his mother-in-law, a woman in her 80s living in Kanagawa Prefecture, died on March 13 and was infected with the new coronavirus.