Written with extracts from The Kyoto Shimbun
February 13 2021
SHIGA – Shiga Prefecture announced on the 13th that 12 men and women between the ages of 10 and 90 were newly infected with the new coronavirus. All except moderately ill men in their 80s are mild or asymptomatic. A total of 2306 people have been confirmed to be infected in the prefecture.
A woman in her 50s who used a disability welfare-related office in Koka City was infected, and a total of 5 people including staff members became positive by the same day, so it was judged that a cluster had occurred. A new inpatient in his 80s was infected in the cluster of public Koka Hospital in the city, bringing the total to 23. By place of residence, 4 people in Moriyama City were found to be infected with 3 people in Koka City.