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Mar. 27, 2020

Case of COVID-19 discovered within RIKEN (2)

On March 26, a staff working at the RIKEN Yokohama Branch was newly confirmed to have COVID-19.

RIKEN has and will continue to implement all necessary measures to prevent the further spread of infection within the institute in accordance with public health center instructions.

  • Note 1: This staff has been identified as the person having had a close contact with the RIKEN’s employee who was already confirmed as having COVID-19 on March 24, and has not been to RIKEN’s office before being found as infected.
  • Note 2: RIKEN requests that the rights and privacy of the employee and their family be respected during this difficult time.

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