By Barrier Free Japan with extracts from Kanaloco by The Kanagawa Shumbun
August 14 2021
SAGAMIHARA – Twenty-eight new residents and six staff members were found to be positive at a support facility for people with disabilities in Midori Ward, Sagamihara City on August 12th.
A total of thirty-eight people were found to be positive for the coronavirus at the facility, including four people who were already identified as infected, and the city has recognized it as a cluster.
A care home in Midori Ward, Sagamihara City was the site of the ‘Sagamihara Stabbings’, when in July 2016, nineteen residents were killed by a former employee of the care home, with twenty-four other residents injured.