Written with extracts translated from NHK
November 4 2020
HYOGO – Nishinomiya City announced that it was confirmed that six people, including users and staff, were infected with the new coronavirus at facilities for the disabled in the city.
According to Nishinomiya City, it was found that a male user in his 80s was infected with the new coronavirus on the 1st of November at “Dream Koshien”, a facility for the disabled in the city, and users and staff on the same floor. By the 4th, it was confirmed that 3 users in their 20s to 80s and 2 male employees in their 30s were infected. Both are mild or asymptomatic.
A total of 6 people were infected by the people involved in this facility, and in Nishinomiya City, it is assumed that a cluster has occurred, and a PCR test will be conducted on about 150 people including all users and staff.