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Japanese man tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from U.S.

  • March 5, 2020
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NHK reported early this morning that a man in his 70s in Miyazaki tested positive for the novel coronavirus yesterday, saying that he and his wife had stayed in Los Angeles for a week through Feb. 26 and that he developed a fever and other symptoms on March 1. Since returning to Miyazaki on Feb. 27 via Haneda Airport, the patient had reportedly stayed home until he visited a local clinic on March 1. This is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 infection in the prefecture.    

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