Between June 15 ~ 19, Fukuoka Prefecture announced 12 additional cases of new coronavirus infections. No new cases were recorded on Jun. 20 and 21. The cumulative total stands at 838. Earlier in the week, Fukuoka City revealed that half of the recent cases were linked to kyabakura (cabaret) bars in the Nakasu area. Two male patients who visited kyabakura with their friends from Tokyo, reportedly refused to disclose the name of the bars. Their friends, four males in their thirties, also tested positive after returning from Tokyo. Considering the possibility of a cluster linked to those cases, Fukuoka City requested 268 such bars in the area to report to the city in case their staff or customers show suspicious symptoms.
Source: Asahi / NHK / Mainichi
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