Japan’s Health Minister confirms its first coronavirus death

Japan’s Health Minister Katsunobu Kato gave no further details besides the woman's age and place of residence. — Reuters pic
Japan’s Health Minister Katsunobu Kato gave no further details besides the woman's age and place of residence. — Reuters pic

TOKYO, Feb 13 — Japan today confirmed its first coronavirus death, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said.

The victim was a woman in her 80s living in Kanagawa prefecture, which borders on Tokyo, Kato told a news conference. He did not give further details. — Reuters

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