University hospital with new corona outbreak Stop accepting new patients Kitakyushu June 2, 12:51

At the Industrial Medical College Hospital in Kitakyushu, where a new outbreak of the new coronavirus was newly confirmed on the 1st, we are taking measures to suspend the acceptance of new patients from the 2nd for the time being.

At the Industrial Medical University Hospital in Hachimansai Ward, Kitakyushu City, infection was confirmed on the 1st of 9 medical staff who became a concentrated contact of 1 inpatient confirmed to be infected last month.

The city is reporting a new outbreak at the hospital.

In response to this, the hospital has been taking measures to stop accepting new patients for both outpatient and inpatient treatment and emergency outpatient treatment for two to the present.

However, he says he will continue to provide outpatient services for family patients who require continued treatment.

In Kitakyushu City, infection with the new coronavirus has been confirmed for 10 consecutive days until the 1st, and the third hospital that has been confirmed to have a mass infection in the last 10 days is the Industrial Medical University Hospital.

Fumihiro Tanaka, Director of the College of Occupational and Medical Sciences said, “We apologize for any inconvenience and inconvenience, but we will do our utmost to prevent the spread of infection in order to continue providing safe and secure medical care. As a regional core hospital We will continue to work toward the early resumption of regular medical care."