On August 20, Saitama University confirmed that one student has tested positive for the COVID-19.
Please confirm the below, but kindly understand that we will not disclose any personal information.
1. Student’s age : 20s
August 7 : Experiment on Okubo campus. Have not entered into Okubo Campus from this day on.
August 17 : Developed high fever
August 18: Took an antipyretic, Fever went down. No symptom.
August 19: Visited a clinic, had a PCR testing
August 20: Tested positive.
Staying at a hotel after hospital admission following the instruction of the Saitama City Public Health
3. Due to the Saitama City Public Health Center, no one is identified to have come into close contact with the student.
4. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we have done contact tracing.
Two students of Saitama University have tested positive for the COVID-19 including this case. We continue to devote our efforts to prevent the spread of the virus and will continue to prioritize the health and well-being of our students and the community.
We appreciate your kind understanding.