Kumamoto Prefecture 30-year-old male confirmed infection New type coronavirus in 23 people in the prefecture April 23 23:50

Kumamoto City has announced that it has been newly confirmed that men in their 30s living in Minami Ward are infected with the new coronavirus. In total, 23 people have been confirmed infected in Kumamoto Prefecture.

The newly confirmed infection was a male employee in his 30s living in Minami-ku, Kumamoto.

According to the city, this man had a fever and cough on the morning of the 9th, and as a result of examination at a medical institution in the city, the man was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The man has already been hospitalized at a designated infectious disease medical institution in the city and is ready to talk and walk. According to the city, families living together will have to wait at home and conduct tests as necessary.

The man was on the job until the 8th, and on 9th he had a fever and other symptoms, so he drove his own car and consulted a medical institution.

The city does not have a history of traveling abroad in the past month and has not used any hot baths or restaurants where infected cases have been identified. .

In total, 23 people were confirmed infected in the prefecture.