Positive Case of COVID-19 (Dec 23-Jan 4)

Between December 23 and January 4, Saitama University confirmed nine cases of COVID-19. Please confirm the below, but kindly understand that we will not disclose any personal information.

 

[10th case of COVID 19 (December 26)]10s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 20 : Participated in the extracurricular activity on campus  
   December 21~: Not entered the campus 
   December 25 : Identified as a “close contact” (related to the ninth case), had a PCR test, tested positive
   Have no symptoms, staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. Due to the Saitama City Public Health Center, no one is identified to have come into close contact.

 

[11th case of COVID 19 (December 26)]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 20 : Participated in the extracurricular activity on campus  
   December 21 : Participated in the extracurricular activity on campus and off campus  
   December 22 : Participated in the extracurricular activity off campus
   December 23~: Not entered the campus  
   December 25 : Identified as a “close contact” (related to the ninth case), had a PCR test
   December 26 : Tested positive
   Have no symptoms, staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[12th case of COVID 19 (December 29)]10s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 28 : Had a fever and a sore throat, visited a clinic, had a PCR test
   December 29 : Tested positive 
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[13th case of COVID 19 (December 29)]10s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 24-26 : Stayed at home of a friend outside SU   
   December 27 : Had a fever and a headache, visited a clinic, had a PCR test
   December 28 : Tested positive 
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[14th case of COVID 19 (December 29)]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 26 : Had a headache at night  
   December 27 : Had a fever, a cough and phlegm, visited a clinic, had a PCR test  
   December 29 : Tested positive
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[15th case of COVID 19 (January 1, 2021)]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 24 : Had a  fever  
   December 26 : Visited a clinic, had a PCR test  
   December 28 : Tested positive
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[16th case of COVID 19 (January 1, 2021)]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 27 : Had a fever, loss of taste and smell symptom
   December 30 : Visited a clinic, had a PCR test, tested positive
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[17th case of COVID 19 (January 1, 2021)]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   December 27 : Identified as a “close contact, stayed at home
   December 31 : Had a headache, had a PCR test   
   January 1 :      Tested positive
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. In line with Saitama City Public Health Center, we are doing contact tracing.

 

[18th case of COVID 19 (January 4, 2021)]10s, student

1. Symptoms    
   ~ December 30 : Stayed at home for a while
   December 30 : Had a fever, a runny nose, a stuffy nose, loss of taste and dyspnea symptom   
   December 31 : Had a PCR test, tested positive
   Staying at home following the instruction of the health center

2. Due to the Saitama City Public Health Center, no one is identified to have come into close contact.

 

We have confirmed eighteen positive cases of 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.

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1. Avoid going out into public places if you have a fever or symptoms of COVID-19.
2. Avoid visiting nightlife district and places that do not promote proper prevention measures.
3. Download and use COVID-19 warning applications released by the Japanese government and Saitama Prefecture.
4. Avoid the 3Cs (Closed spaces, Crowded place and Close-contact settings)
5. Avoid large social gatherings.
6. Refrain from making loud noises at restaurants.