This is to notify you that a university student was confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus.

1 Infected individual:
Female student, who is in her 20s and residing in Aizu-Wakamatsu City,
has been hospitalized.

2 Actions before infection was confirmed
-Wednesday, January 12
The student developed symptoms including fever, headache, and sore throat.
- Thursday, January 13
The student consulted with the prefectural call center. She then
underwent a PCR test at a medical institution in Aizu-Wakamatsu City.
The test returned a positive result.

* As a result of the investigation by the public health department, a
friend of the infected student (UoA student) was defined as a close
contact and will undertake PCR test.
* The two students have not entered the university campus since Tuesday.

3 Status of University Facilities
We have taken steps including disinfecting the facility the students
accessed. Access to all facilities remains available as usual.

Responsibility for the wording of this article lies with Planning and Collaboration Division

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