Yamanashi Prefecture announced on the 5th that it was confirmed that a woman in her 40s living outside the prefecture was infected with the new coronavirus mutant virus "Omicron strain" as a result of an inspection while she was returning home to the prefecture. ..

This is the first time that infection with "Omicron strain" has been confirmed in the prefecture.

Infection with the "Omicron strain" was confirmed in a woman in her 40s who had returned to her parents' home in the prefecture since the end of last year, and is currently in the hospital, but her symptoms are mild.

The prefecture says that it is highly possible that the woman was infected outside the prefecture, given the relationship between the day she returned home and the day she developed the disease.

He also announced that one of the female's relatives has become a close contact.