Chiba Funabashi confirms new 60-year-old female infection New coronavirus March 19, 19:20

Newly found that a woman in her 60s living in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture, is infected with the new coronavirus.

The newly confirmed infection was a woman in a 60s office worker living in Funabashi City.

According to Funabashi City, the woman had a sore throat on the 11th of this month, had a fever of 38 degrees 5 minutes the next day, and consulted a medical institution in the city on the 13th.

After that, although the fever fell on the 18th, symptoms such as malaise and headache did not improve, and a test was conducted. On 19th, it was found that the patient was infected with the new coronavirus.

He is currently hospitalized at a designated medical institution in the city, but is recovering, except for mild diarrhea.

According to Funabashi City, the woman walks to work at a company in Funabashi City and wears a mask while working.

The fact that women have not traveled abroad within the last two weeks and have not known the route of transmission has led Funabashi City to promote health monitoring of close contacts.

This brings the number of infected people in Chiba to 36.