Confirmation of infection by two people in a nursing home in Fukuoka Cluster or new corona April 26, 21:54
Fukuoka City announced that two new residents have been confirmed to have been infected in a nursing home for the elderly in Minami Ward, which has been confirmed to have been infected by three in the past. The city believes that a new group of infected people, called clusters, has occurred.
On the 26th, new infections were confirmed in males in their 70s and females in their 90s at the second Hanabata Home, a nursing home in Minami-ku, Fukuoka City.
Two of them are on the same floor as the male inhabitants in their 80s who were confirmed to be infected on the 24th, and the number of people confirmed to be infected at this facility was five, including caregivers and residents. Thinks that a new group of infected people called a cluster has occurred.
The city will also inspect the staff and residents of this nursing home on the 27th.
In addition, at the Fukuoka Memorial Hospital in Sawara Ward, where a cluster has already occurred, two inpatient males in their 50s and 70s were both infected. Both of them were admitted to the 4th floor of the main building of the hospital, so the city will carry out an examination mainly on patients on the same floor on the 27th. The number of people confirmed to be infected at this hospital is now 29.
In addition, a wife in her 30s, a boy under 10 years old, a boy under 1 year old, a boy under 1 year old, and a mother in their 60s who lived together with a male employee in their 30s living in Sawara Ward who had been confirmed infected on the 24th were combined. Infected 4 people were also confirmed.
According to Fukuoka City, the symptoms of the 8 people who were confirmed to be infected on the 26th are not severe.