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Sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus has died

Sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus has died

A 28-year-old sumo wrestler infected with the novel coronavirus has died, becoming the first sumo wrestler to die from the deadly virus, the Japan Sumo Association announced on Wednesday.

Japan's beloved manga assassin becomes the latest coronavirus fatality

Japan's beloved manga assassin becomes the latest coronavirus fatality

Japan's ruthless animated hitman has become the latest victim of the coronavirus, as the nation's longest-running manga comic announced it would take its first hiatus in its 52-year history as social restrictions to contain the virus have made it difficult to produce the hand-drawn series.

Nearly 150 total coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship in Japan

Nearly 150 total coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship in Japan

Nearly 150 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan after health authorities finished testing everyone on board, an official said on Saturday.

Japan health ministry projects 400,000 deaths without virus containment measures

Japan health ministry projects 400,000 deaths without virus containment measures

Japan's death toll from the novel coronavirus could reach 400,000 without measures to stem the contagion, according to a health ministry projection reported by local media.