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Case identified on May 6th

1. Student who tested positive for COVID-19

The student is a male in his 20s.

*The student is listed as the 149th case in this announcement from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare regarding COVID-19 cases at airport quarantine stations.

 https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/newpage_11191.html

2. Details of the affected student's activity

 Wednesday, May 6 – The student returns to Japan from a study abroad trip, tested positive via a PCR test at a quarantine station at Narita International Airport. (symptomless).

The student has remained in the Kanto area at a hotel designated for symptomless COVID-19 cases; thus, he has not attended Osaka University nor had any contact with anyone associated with the university since returning to Japan. 

*We ask for your understanding and consideration regarding the rights and privacy of the affected individual. 

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