Japanese PM tests positive for COVID, isolates | Policy

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was diagnosed with the coronavirus on Sunday and canceled his planned trips while he self-isolates and recovers.

Kishida developed a mild fever and cough on Saturday evening and tested positive in a COVID-19 PCR test, said Noriyuki Shikata, cabinet secretary for public affairs in the prime minister’s office.

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