Case #33 Travel History in Japan Disclosed; 67 Contacts of 33rd Confirmed Case Continue to be Tested

Case #33 Itinerary in Japan 
(From February 17-22) 

February 17   
Traveling from Toyama Prefecture to Takayama City 

Feburary 18 
Takasu Snow Park of Gifu Prefecture

February 19 
Toyama Prefecture; taking JR Thunderbird express train from Takaoka to Osaka (Route: Kanazawa to Osaka) 

February 20  
Universal Studio in Osaka

February 21-22
Downtown area in Osaka

67 people having contact with Case #33, including tourists of the same travel group, friend(s) living together, and colleagues have been identified. Three of them who had symptoms have been hospitalized in quarantine and tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The remainder will be placed under home quarantine for 14 days and be tested.

As of February 28, a total of 2,105 cases have been reported, including 39 confirmed cases. (Five new confirmed cases were reported today, Cases #35-39.) Of these reported cases, COVID-19 has been ruled out in 2,050 individuals. The remainder is under quarantine, and awaiting results (preliminary tests were negative in 12, and the rest are waiting for tests.)

Among the confirmed cases, there are one death, nine discharged from the hospital, and the remainder hospitalized.
PublishTime 2020/2/29