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UPDATE 1-Person in Japan who has not visited Wuhan contracts coronavirus - minister

UPDATE 1-Person in Japan who has not visited Wuhan contracts coronavirus - minister
File photo Image Credit: Twitter (@KatsunobuKato1)

Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said a person in Japan who had not visited Wuhan has contracted the new coronavirus, Japanese media reported on Tuesday.

The infected person is a tour bus driver in his 60s in the city of Nara, Kyodo said. Health Ministry officials were not immediately available for comment.

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