January 19, 2021
University of the Ryukyus
It was confirmed that members of the University were infected with COVID-19.
The information confirmed and the measures taken by the University are as follows:
・Number of person(s) infected: Three persons
・The infections of the above three individuals are not related to each other.
・The Public Health Center in charge is now investigating and making confirmation about movements of the infected persons.
・According to histories of actions of the infected persons 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 these cases have no relation to the past infection cases occurred in the University, and that there is no case of secondary infection connected to these cases.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org).