JAPAN CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC: 12 New Cases Including Toddler From Saitama And 2 Young Boys From Hokkaido. Total Infected: 106, Dead: 1.
epidemic continues to escalate as Japanese health authorities reported on Friday 12 new confirmed cases from the coronavirus
including a toddler from Saitama prefecture and 2 young brothers from Hokkaido.
Of the two brothers, one was below the age of 10.
The latest cases bring Japan
’s total coronavirus
confirmed cases to 106.
However the number of suspected cases of coronavirus
infections nationwide is almost 5,174 with most being observed or are in the midst of being tested. Some are also under self-quarantine.
Japanese health authorities are investigating how the three young children managed to contract the coronavirus
Many events in Japan
have been cancelled over the long weekend marking the Emperor’s birthday on Monday, due to fear of the coronavirus
Cases of the coronavirus
have sprouted up all over the various prefectures in Japan
and also in the city of Tokyo.
The total cases mentioned here do not include the infected passengers from the cruise ship that is docked at the port in Yokohama, Japan.
Many have been speculating that Japan
might emerge as a coronavirus
epicenter outside China due to the amount of Japanese travellers visiting other high risk countries and also due to the large number of Chinese tourists that the country receives.
There will be no press briefings or updates about the coronavirus
situation in Japan the next few days according the health authorities until next Tuesday due to the extended holidays.
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