This is to notify you that a university student was confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 virus.

1 Infected individual:
Female student, who is in her 20s and residing in Aizu-Wakamatsu City,
has been hospitalized.

2 Actions before infection was confirmed
-Wednesday, January 12
The student developed symptoms including fever, headache, and sore throat.
- Thursday, January 13
The student consulted with the prefectural call center. She then
underwent a PCR test at a medical institution in Aizu-Wakamatsu City.
The test returned a positive result.

* As a result of the investigation by the public health department, a
friend of the infected student (UoA student) was defined as a close
contact and will undertake PCR test.
* The two students have not entered the university campus since Tuesday.

3 Status of University Facilities
We have taken steps including disinfecting the facility the students
accessed. Access to all facilities remains available as usual.