Fukuoka Prefecture announced six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection this evening. Governor Ogawa of Fukuoka Prefecture held an extraordinary press conference and asked the public to refrain from unnecessary outings beginning this evening (March 28) until and including the evening of Sunday, March 29. Regarding the six new cases, the four cases in Fukuoka City were males, two in their thirties, one in his sixties, and the fourth in his seventies. The other two cases include a woman in her fifties in Kitakyushu and a woman in her twenties living in Chikugo. As of now, a total of 22 cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed in Fukuoka Prefecture, of which 16 were confirmed in the past five days. Source NHK: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20200328/k10012355681000.html
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