December 30th – 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were added in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, with a total of 907 confirmed cases on the 29th.
Among them, an employee of a cooperative enterprise working at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power was diagnosed, which was the third confirmed case of COVID-19 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
The confirmed case on the 29th was not related to the previous case.
According to Japan’s Fukushima Totomo on the 30th, the newly confirmed patient at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is a man in his 60s who is responsible for the quality management of the storage box of the nuclear power plant.
He is currently quarantined at home outside Fukushima Prefecture.
He has had contact with an employee of Tokyo Electric Power and 11 colleagues working in the same region.
Since December, there have been a total of nine collective infections in Fukushima, and the COVID-19 epidemic has spread sharply.
As of the 28th, more than 400 confirmed cases in Fukushima Prefecture were confirmed in December, while the highest cumulative number of confirmed cases was in October, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases in December surged threefold compared with October.