Kitakyushu City announced 12 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on May 31. The new instances involve a suspected cluster at Moritsune Elementary School in Kokura-minami Ward. Infections were reported at four other local schools (incl. elementary, junior high, and individual schools.) The city has decided to close those schools temporarily. Additionally, the city announced closures of 119 public facilities such as museums and libraries until June 18. The cumulative total of new COVID-19 cases in Kitakyushu City in the past nine days stands at 97. This brings the cumulative total for Fukuoka Prefecture to 758. Sources: KBC / NHK / Asahi / Fukuoka Prefecture
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