National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

NAOJ staff member tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

January 5, 2021

It was confirmed on January 3, that one of our staff members had been infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the public health center, it was confirmed that no one in our campuses made close contact with the infected person.

In order to protect the infected person’s privacy, NAOJ will not disclose the person’s name or details. We appreciate your understanding.