Announcement about Infection of COVID-19 in the University of the Ryukyus (No.2)

August 2, 2020
University of the Ryukyus

On August 1 (Sat.), it was confirmed that a member of the University was infected with COVID-19.The information confirmed and the measures taken by the University are as follows:

・Number of person(s) infected: One person
・Status: Student

・We are now investigating and making confirmation about movements of the infected person, in cooperation with the Public Health Center.
・After making confirmation about persons having had close contact and the necessity of disinfection in the university, we would like to take necessary measures under the instructions of the Public Health Center.

The University has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 infection until today, including this case.  We sincerely hope that they will recover from illness as soon as possible.

Anybody could become one of the infected persons tomorrow.  We would like to ask each one of you for your understanding and consideration for respect for human rights as well as protection of personal information for infected persons and their families.

To date, the University has been taking various measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection, in accordance with the government policies and so on.  We would like to continue to make our efforts to prevent the spread of the infection in the University as well as local communities.

For inquiries about the announcement, please contact the Public Relations Unit, General Affairs Section (Email: