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COVID-19 case at Osaka University


A student of Osaka University has tested positive for COVID-19. (Case #3289 in Osaka Prefecture)

A survey by the Health Center of the student's record of activity showed that there was one potential high-risk contact, but this contact tested negative for COVID-19 via a PCR test on Tuesday, July 28. All facilities used by the affected student have since been disinfected.

We wish the affected student a speedy recovery.

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

Details of the affected students activity

• Wednesday, July 22 - Student develops a fever

• Monday, July 27 - Student tests positive for COVID-19 via PCR test

• Student received care at home until Tuesday, July 28, and at a designated lodging facility from Wednesday, July 29

The affected student did enter the Toyonaka Campus on Tuesday, July 21, but a survey conducted by the Health Center found no interaction with any individual during the affected student's time on campus that would produce any high-risk contacts.

Osaka University has informed faculty, staff, and students about measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 based on policies from the central government and Osaka Prefecture.
The university will continue its efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


Osaka University Department of Safety and Hygiene

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