What You Should Do When You or Someone You Live With Is Suspected to Be COVID-19 Positive, Undergoes PCR or Antigen Testing, or Is Identified as a Close Contact(June 13, 2022)

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Published: June 13, 2022


To: All Students
From: Jun-ichi Imura, Executive Vice President for Education
Mitsuji Sampei, Director, Health Support Center
Toshihiko Fukuoka, Industrial Physician and School Doctor, Health Support Center

If you or someone you live with feels unwell and is suspected to be COVID-19 positive, or is identified as a Close Contact, please be sure to follow the instructions below.
Do not come to campus for the period designated by the Institute.
Refrain from actions that may be considered close contact with others (meeting without wearing a face mask, being in close proximity for an extended time or in spaces without sufficient ventilation, etc.).
●Check the manual below, referring to the sections that apply to you and the person you live with, and follow the relevant procedures such as staying away from campus and reporting your circumstances to relevant parties.
Students affiliated with laboratories must promptly notify their academic supervisor of their circumstances as necessary.
Note that the updated responses are effective from June 13, 2022.

【Response Manual for Students with Suspected COVID-19】(Updated September 16, 2022)
 https://www.titech.ac.jp/covid-19/pdf/gakumu-20220916-e.pdf

In particular, those who test positive or are identified as a Close Contact with symptoms must fill out the report available from the link below and submit it to pcrteststudent@jim.titech.ac.jp.
【COVID-19 PCR/antigen test report form】 https://www.titech.ac.jp/english/student-support/file/covid19-eng-.xlsx

Key changes from the previous response are as follows. Be sure to check the above manual for full details.
Those who test positive should contact anyone with whom they may have had closecontact.
A “Close Contact” has been redefined as someone who has had conversation or hasdined with a COVID-19 patient without wearing a face mask, and any individualliving with a COVID-19 patient.
Only a) those who test COVID-19 positive and b) Close Contacts with symptomsare required to submit a report to pcrteststudent@jim.titech.ac.jp

 Handling of authorized absences granted to students who miss face-to-face classes due to COVID-19 (Updated September 21, 2022)
 https://www.titech.ac.jp/student/pdf/certificates-submitting-forms-current-koketsu-covid-19-toriatsukai.pdf

Contact

Health Support Center

Email : pcrteststudent@jim.titech.ac.jp

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