Saitama City Theater Company’s Rehearsal Hall Confirms Outbreak of 62 People Corona Virus October 10 20:26
Saitama City announced that a mass infection of the new coronavirus has occurred in the rehearsal hall of a theater company in the city, and that 62 people, including members of the theater company and staff, have been confirmed to have been infected so far.
The outbreak occurred in the rehearsal hall of the theater company “Musical Theatre” in Saitama City.
On the 4th and 6th of this month, a total of 91 participants participated in the rehearsal for the performance, and it was found that one of the participants had been infected with the new coronavirus. This man was also participating in the rehearsal of a theater company in Tokyo where several infected people have already been confirmed.
According to the city, a total of 62 people living in three prefectures in Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa, and Chiba were confirmed infected by the 10th of the 91 people who participated in the training. It is that there is no audience in the infected person.
There were two rehearsal halls on the fourth floor of the building, about 80 square meters in size, and during the rehearsal, the windows were closed because of the sound, and ventilation was used once an hour. In addition, during the training, they wore masks and mouse shields, and frequently disinfected rooms, hand clothes, and audio equipment.
On October 10, it was announced that 100 new infections had been confirmed in Saitama Prefecture, of which at least 38 were infected related to the theater company. Saitama Prefecture and Saitama City are investigating the history of the infection and the number of people with strong contact.
In addition, Saitama Prefecture announced the infection of four foreign men in their 20s and 30s working part-time at the same shipping company, and a total of 21 people were infected related to this part-time job.
A total of 5048 people have been infected so far in the prefecture.