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114 people infected in Kanagawa, cluster certified at a group home for the disabled in Yokohama

Yokohama City announced the infection of 67 people. At a group home for the disabled, where two infected people had been discovered, a mass inspection on the 13th revealed that a total of 11 staff and users were infected, forming a cluster.

Written with extracts translated from the Tokyo Shimbun

November 15 2020

KANAGAWA – On November 15th in Kanagawa prefecture, 114 people were found to be infected with the new coronavirus. 68 people have unknown infection routes.

Yokohama City announced the infection of 67 people. At a group home for the disabled, where two infected people had been discovered, a mass inspection on the 13th revealed that a total of 11 staff and users were infected, forming a cluster. A female employee in her 50s was infected at an outpatient facility for the disabled, which had already had 38 infected people. A male employee in his twenties was also found to be infected at a group home for the elderly in the city where seven people were infected.

At a prefectural special needs school in the city where an infected boy under the age of 10 attended, another boy who was a friend was found to be infected. Symptoms are said to be mild.

Kawasaki City announced the infection of 27 men and women, including a female butoh dancer in her 60s in Nakahara Ward. The infection route of 11 of them is unknown.

Sagamihara City announced the infection of 6 people. A male office worker in his twenties was having a meal on the 6th with a friend who was found to be infected in Hokkaido.

The prefecture announced the infection of 10 men and women in their 20s and 70s. An unemployed woman in her 70s in Kamakura was asymptomatic, but she fell on the 14th and was taken to a hospital to find out that she was infected.

Yokosuka City announced the infection of three male members in their 50s working at the Ground Self-Defense Force Asaka Camp in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, and Fujisawa City announced the infection of a self-employed male in their 30s.

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