Announcement about Infection of COVID-19 in the University of the Ryukyus (No.27)

April 2, 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: Nine persons
・Status: Students
・This case occurred within the same group.  The Public Health Center in charge investigated and made confirmation about movements of the infected persons, and from the result, it was confirmed that the group was identified as an infection cluster.
・At our university, several students of the group reported that they tested positive.  We investigated the movements and the number of infected persons in cooperation with the Public Health Center and an infection cluster was identified.
・According to the matters confirmed, this case occurred in activities outside the university and is not affecting classes of the university.  We will continue to deal with it in cooperation with the Public Health Center.

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: