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Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida tests positive for COVID-19 while on vacation, he is being treated at his residence

Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida tests positive for COVID-19 while on vacation, he is being treated at his residence

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has contracted COVID-19 and is being treated at his official residence.


On August 20, the head of government developed a cough and fever. On the morning of August 21, he passed a PCR test for coronavirus, the result of which was positive.
Kishida had just returned from a week’s vacation and was scheduled to start work on Monday, August 22.


On August 10, it was reported that the Prime Minister of Japan announced the new composition of the government of the country. On that day, the entire cabinet of ministers resigned after Kishida’s statements about the desire to renew the government.