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Tokyo Governor Koike discharged from hospital

  • June 30, 2021
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NHK reported that Tokyo Governor Koike, who had been hospitalized for severe fatigue since June 22, was discharged this morning. The network said that in accordance with the doctor’s instructions, the governor will work from home for the time being starting on July 1. Koike reportedly said in a statement released this morning: “I sincerely apologize for causing anxiety and inconveniencing many people by taking time off from my official duties at an important time right before the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics while we are still implementing measures against COVID-19…. I’ve managed to regain my health and will continue to rest and take care of myself so I can fully recover and swiftly return to my official duties.”

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