Current Status of Novel Coronavirus Infections at Chugai

Updated on September 8, 2021

We wish to provide an update on the status of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections at our company. The safety of our stakeholders and employees is the highest priority at Chugai, and we will continue to work to prevent the spread of infection and take the necessary steps to ensure the stable supply of pharmaceutical products.

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The update of this page will end with the announcement of the infection occurred by the end of August 2021. We have been disclosing information for the purpose of preventing the spread of infection, but since the situation surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has changed drastically and measures to use vaccines and therapeutic medication as a set are progressing and we have come to a conclusion that the original purpose has completed. We will continue to give top priority to prevent the spread of infection and will continue to disclose necessary information.

Announced on September 8

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 22, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One employee assigned to the Tokai and Hokuriku Regional Management Office (Ishikawa Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: July 29, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Seven employees assigned to the Kansai Regional Management Office (Hyogo Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 7-16, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Business Solution Co., Ltd. (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: August 8, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Two employees assigned to the Kansai Regional Management Office (Osaka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 9-24, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Four employees assigned to the Tokai and Hokuriku Regional Management Office (Aichi Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 9-14, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Clinical Research Center Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: August 11, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One employee assigned to the Kyushu Regional Management Office (Okinawa Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 17, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One employee of a subcontractor working at Fuji Gotemba Research Laboratories (Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 18, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Three employees of a subcontractor working at the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: August 18-27, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Two employees assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: August 19-21, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Fujieda City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 27, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.

Outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • Date tested positive: Number of positives

    [July 20-31, 2021]
    20th : 1, 21st : 3, 22nd : 1, 23rd : 1, 24th : 1, 25th : 1, 26th : 3, 27th : 1, 28th : 3, 29th : 2, 31st : 3

    [August, 2021 (closed during 7-15)]
    1st : 1, 2nd : 7, 3rd : 4, 4th : 5, 5th : 6, 6th : 5, 7th : 4 , 8th : 3 , 9th : 2, 10th : 9, 11th : 15,
    12th : 6, 13th : 7, 14th : 1, 15th : 2, 17th : 11, 18th : 3, 19th : 3, 20th : 1, 21st : 1,
    22nd : 1, 23rd : 4, 24th :5, 25th : 2, 26th : 2, 27th : 2, 28th : 1, 29th : 1, 30th : 4, 31st : 2

Announced on August 6

One employee of a subcontractor at Kamakura Research Laboratories (Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: July 28, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for one high-risk contacts has come back negative

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 31, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 31, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

One person working at Kamakura Research Laboratories (Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: August 2, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: August 2, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on July 29, 2021

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 15, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Kita and Koshinetsu Management Office (Saitama Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: July 20, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on July 20, 2021

One employee assigned to the Tokai and Hokuriku Regional Management Office (Aichi Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: June 30, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for five high-risk contacts have come back negative.

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 6, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: July 10, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on July 7, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: June 14, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: June 28, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on June 14, 2021

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Research Institute for Medical Science, Inc. (Kamakura City, Kanagawa prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: June 4, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the office.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: June 5, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for six high-risk contacts have come back negative.

Announced on June 4, 2021

One employee assigned to the Tokai and Hokuriku Regional Management Office (Aichi Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: May 15, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on May 14, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: May 1, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: May 5, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee of a subcontractor working at the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: May 6, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Fujieda City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: May 10, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

One employee assigned to the Kyushu Regional Management Office (Nagasaki Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: May 11, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on May 7, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: April 26, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for two high-risk contacts at the construction site have come back negative.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Clinical Research Center Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: May 1, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on April 27, 2021

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: April 21, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on April 22, 2021

One employee assigned to the Kansai Regional Management Office (Hyogo Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: April 15, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for three high-risk contacts have come back negative.

Announced on April 19, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Fujieda City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: April 10, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: April 13, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee assigned to the Kyushu Regional Management Office (Fukuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: April 13, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • PCR testing for three high-risk contacts have come back negative.

Announced on April 8, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Fujieda City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: April 6, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the office.

Announced on March 30, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: March 25, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

Announced on March 10, 2021

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: March 5, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on March 1, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: February 25, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

Announced on February 5, 2021

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Business Solution Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 30, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: February 2, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on February 1, 2021

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 21, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: January 21, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee assigned to the Tokai and Hokuriku Regional Management Office (Mie Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: January 27, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on January 22, 2021

Two people from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: January 11, 2021
  • The necessary measures and confirmation with the health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee of a subcontractor working at Fuji Gotemba Research Laboratories (Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture)

  • Date tested positive: January 15, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the research laboratories.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: January 15, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City.

  • Date tested positive: January 18, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

Announced on January 14, 2021

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: January 6, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 7, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the head office (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 8, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 10, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 12, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

Announced on January 7, 2021

One employee assigned to the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: December 30, 2020
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Ukima office (Kita-ku, Tokyo).

  • Date tested positive: January 2, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One person working at a domestic subsidiary, Chugai Clinical Research Center Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 2, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One employee assigned to the Kanto-Minami Regional Management Office (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo)

  • Date tested positive: January 3, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified within the company.

One person from an outside contractor working on the site of a new Chugai laboratory under construction in Totsuka-cho / Kamikurata-cho, Totsuka-ku Yokohama City

  • Date tested positive: January 5, 2021
  • Necessary measures such as tracing the activities of infected person by the public health center have been completed.
  • No high-risk contacts have been identified at the construction site.
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