Japan confirms its first coronavirus death: Health minister

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Tokyo - The victim is an 80-year-old woman living in Kanagawa prefecture.



By Reuters

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2020, 7:11 PM

Last updated: Thu 13 Feb 2020, 9:15 PM

Japan on Thursday confirmed its first coronavirus death, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said.
The victim is an 80-year-old woman living in Kanagawa prefecture, which borders on Tokyo, Kato told a news conference. He did not give further details.


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