Another death from coronavirus in Japan

Mask-clad commuters make their way to work during morning rush hour at the Shinagawa train station in Tokyo on Feb 28, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (REUTERS) - A man in his 70s in Japan died on Friday (Feb 28) from coronavirus, NHK reported.

He tested positive for the virus on Feb 13 in Japan's Wakayama prefecture, NHK said.

If confirmed, that will bring the total number of casualties from the virus to five in Japan, excluding four deaths linked to the quarantined cruise liner Diamond Princess.

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