The Japanese authorities says Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has been contaminated with the coronavirus.
The Cabinet Secretariat says Kishida developed a slight fever and cough on Saturday evening, and took a PCR check on Sunday morning.
The constructive end result was confirmed on Sunday afternoon. Kishida is at present recuperating at his official residence.
Government officers say Kishida has solely been in shut contact along with his spouse Yuko and different members of the family.
The an infection route stays unknown.
Kishida has been on summer time trip for the previous week and was as a consequence of return to work on Monday, however is contemplating working on-line.
Kishida will cancel his journey to Tunisia for the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, or TICAD, later this month. He could attend the assembly on-line.
Politics Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7