Kitakyushu City announced on March 30 that a resident in his sixties has become infected with the new coronavirus (COVID-19.) The man was hospitalized for another illness after developing a fever on March 27. He tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30. The city is currently trying to contact those who were in close contact with him, including hospital staff. Earlier on the same day, a baby girl less than a year old and her mother in Fukuoka City were tested positive for the virus. The baby girl is reportedly showing mild symptoms. The new cases bring the total for Fukuoka Prefecture to 29. Source: NHK / Nikkei
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