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Fukuoka Prefecture Records Over 100 COVID-19 Cases in Single Day

On July 29, Fukuoka Prefecture announced 101 additional cases of the novel coronavirus infection, topping 100 in a single day for the first time. Seventy-five of the new patients were found in Fukuoka City, including at least six persons linked to a nightclub cluster. The cumulative total for Fukuoka Prefecture is now 1,636. On Jul. 28, the prefecture reported the first infection involving a police officer. Also, recent group infections were found in various situations such as nightclub guests, prison officers, and school reunion attendees. Sources: NHK / NHK / Fukuoka Prefecture

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Published: Jul 30, 2020 / Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020