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114 people test positive at welfare facility in Kanagawa prefecture

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114 people were infected with the coronavirus in Kanagawa prefecture, health authorities in five cities, including the prefecture, Yokohama, and Kawasaki, announced on November 15.

Yokohama’s city has announced 67 people were infected with coronavirus at the group home for persons with disabilities.

A female employee in her 50s was infected at an outpatient facility for persons with disabilities, which had already had 38 infected people. A male employee was also infected at a group home for older people in the city where seven people were infected.

Kawasaki has announced the infection of 27 men and women, including a female dancer in her 60s in Nakahara Ward. The infection route of 11 of them is unknown.

Sagamihara has announced the infection of six people. Yokosuka City has announced the infection of three male members in their 50s working at the Ground Self-Defense Force Asaka Camp in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, and Fujisawa City has announced the infection of self-employed men in their 30s.

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