In March, more than 20 employees of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare participated in a farewell party, and after that, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced that it had confirmed 10 new infections due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection in the same department. Did.
A total of 27 people have been confirmed to be infected so far, and the National Institute of Infectious Diseases estimates that a cluster has occurred.
In late March, 23 employees of the Health and Welfare Division of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare held a farewell party at a restaurant in Tokyo, and after that, infection with the new coronavirus was confirmed one after another in the same department.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, as a result of calling on employees who were in the department until March to voluntarily undergo inspections, 10 new infections were confirmed by the 20th.
So far, a total of 27 employees have been found to be infected, 12 of whom attended the farewell party in March.
Since there are other staff members who are complaining about fever, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases sees that a cluster has occurred and is investigating the infection route.