January 12, 2021
University of the Ryukyus
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
・The Public Health Center in charge is now investigating and making confirmation about movements of the infected person.
・According to histories of actions of the infected person confirmed so far, there is no university member who is considered as a “close contact”. It is not necessary to implement disinfection in the university facilities.
・At this point, it is confirmed that this case has no relation to the past infection cases occurred in the University, and that there is no case of secondary infection connected to this case.
We sincerely hope that those who are undergoing medical treatment will recover from illness as soon as possible.
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.
We would like to continue to make our efforts to prevent the spread of the infection in the University as well as in the local communities.
For inquiries about the announcement, please contact the Public Relations Unit, General Affairs Section (Email: email@example.com).