First infection confirmed in Nagano Prefecture 60-year-old male New coronavirus February 25 15:48
A man in his 60s living in Nagano Prefecture was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. This is the first time an infection has been confirmed in Nagano Prefecture. This month, the prefecture is examining in detail the behavioral history of men visiting Hokkaido and Tokyo, and the presence of close contacts.
According to Nagano Prefecture, the infection was confirmed to be a 60-year-old company officer living in Matsumoto Public Health Center.
The Matsumoto Public Health Center has control over eight cities and villages, including Matsumoto, Azumino, and Shiojiri, and five surrounding villages, but the prefecture does not specify the municipality where men live.
According to the prefecture, the man had a feeling of malaise on the 20th of this month and fever of 37-38 degrees on the 21st and consulted a medical institution, but after that he did not improve his symptoms and consulted a health center. As a result, it was confirmed that infection with the new coronavirus was confirmed on the morning of the 25th. This is the first time an infection has been confirmed in Nagano Prefecture.
The man is hospitalized at a designated medical institution for infectious diseases, but can talk and is not expected to be severe.
The man had not traveled abroad within two weeks prior to the onset of the disease, and was on a business trip in Hokkaido from 14 to 17 this month and in Tokyo from 17 to 19 this month.
At 1:30 pm on the 25th, the prefecture did not disclose details such as the family composition of men, the status of their work after the onset, and the means of transportation for business trips. The prefecture is continuously examining the detailed behavioral history and the presence or absence of a person in close contact.