At around 19:00 today (January 29), the National Institute of Infectious Diseases reported a case of infectious disease associated with this new type of coronavirus.
This patient is a resident of Osaka Prefecture and was reported to have reported a history of contact with a traveler from Wuhan when he visited a medical institution on January 23. is.
This is the eighth case in Japan of the outbreak of a patient with an infectious disease related to the new coronavirus. We will carry out proactive epidemiological investigations on this matter, including the identification of close contacts.
A press conference on this matter will be held at 22:30.