Naha 40-year-old male employee confirmed infection Infected in Tokyo or March 30, 13:00

It has been confirmed that a man in his 40s in Naha City who has stayed in Tokyo has been infected with the new coronavirus. The number of confirmed infections in Okinawa is now nine.

Okinawa Prefectural Governor Tamaki announced at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th at a prefectural office that the man in a 40s office worker in Naha City was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus at a task force meeting held at the prefectural office. .

The man had stayed in Tokyo and returned to his home on the 27th of this month, and since the symptoms such as fever continued from the night, he consulted the Naha City Public Health Center on the 28th and went to a designated medical institution for infectious disease and received a test. As a result, infection was confirmed on the 29th.

The man is currently hospitalized at a designated medical institution and is not severely ill.

Okinawa Prefecture hastened to identify close contacts because it seems to be infected in Tokyo.

The number of confirmed infections in Okinawa is nine, except for a teenage woman who returned from Spain and was confirmed at a quarantine station at Narita Airport, and two Air Force soldiers at the Kadena Base in the United States Army.