Positive Case of COVID-19 (March 2021) updated: March 18

In March 2021, Saitama University confirmed three cases of COVID-19. Please confirm the below, but kindly understand that we will not disclose any personal information.

 

[37th case of COVID 19]60s, Faculty/Staff

1. Symptoms    
   March 15:  Identified as a “close contact” by the health center
                   Had a PCR test 
                   Had a slight fever, a headache
   March 16:  Tested positive, Returned to normal temperature
   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.

 

[36th case of COVID 19]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   March 10:  Had a dry cough, a sore throat
   March 11:  Had a fever 
                    Had a PCR test
   March 12:  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.

 

[35th case of COVID 19]20s, student

1. Symptoms    
   March 12:  Identified as a “close contact” by the health center
                    Had a PCR test, tested positive 
   March 13:  Had a fever 
   March 15:  Returned to normal temperature
   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 thirty-seven 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.