July 29, 2020
36 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Hiroshima Prefecture and a further 10 in other parts of the the Chugoku Region over the past 2 days .
New cases of Covid-19 in Hiroshima & Chugoku Region July 28-29
Hiroshima Pref +19
[Hiroshima City +13, Fukuyama +1]
Yamaguchi Pref +1
Okayama Pref +2
Tottori Pref +2
Hiroshima Pref +17
[Hiroshima City +13, Kure +1, Fukuyama +3]
Yamaguchi Pref +2
Okayama Pref +1
13 new cases of Covid-19 were announced in Hiroshima City on July 28 and another 13 on July 29. 4 cases are associated with a wining and dining bar at the center of a cluster which currently stands at 20 cases. The name of the bar in question has now been made public – Ams in Kanayama-cho. Anyone who visited the bar between July 10 and 18 is asked to call 082-241-4566.
One woman in her 50s visited a live music venue on July 23. The event in question is reported to have been 6-7 hours in length and there are thought to have been 83 customers and staff involved. The name of the “livehouse” has not been released, but a customer list has been provided to city officials.
The first case of Covid-19 at Mazda was also announced July 29. Source
An employee at YumeTown shopping center in Yasu-furuichi in Asaminami-ku tested positive for Covid-19 on July 28 it was announced July 29. The shopping center has been closed from July 29. Source
Around Hiroshima Prefecture
3 new cases have been confirmed in Fukuyama, 2 in Kumano 2, 1 in Kaita 1, 1 in Fuchu 1 and one on the island of Osakikamijima.
Elsewhere in the region
3 new cases were announced in both Yamaguchi and Okayama Prefectures and 4 in Tottori Prefecture.
|Total number of Covid-19 cases in Chugoku Region as of 11:40pm July 29, 2020|
|298 cases||52 cases||70 cases||29 cases||6 cases|
|227 discharged||38 discharged||42 discharged||25 discharged||10 discharged|
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