Positive Case of COVID-19 (August 7)

On August 7, 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

2. Symptoms
  July 28 : Experiment on Okubo campus
  July 31 : Experiment on Okubo campus
  August 1: Developed high fever. Started self-isolating.
  August 3: Visited a clinic
  August 5: Visited a clinic, had a PCR testing
  August 7: Tested positive.  Continue self-isolating.

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 and completed disinfection of locations where the student has visited.

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.