Coronavirus Found in Japan Bus Driver for Chinese Tourists

Chinese tourists walk in an area where face masks are sold at an electronics store in Tokyo's Akihabara district on Jan. 27, 2020.

TOKYO (Kyodo) — The government confirmed three more cases in Japan of the new coronavirus on Tuesday, including a tour bus driver who has never been to the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak of the deadly virus began in a seafood and poultry market.

The bus driver in his 60s became the first Japanese to be infected with the virus in Japan, the health ministry said. He drove two groups of Chinese tourists from Wuhan earlier this month.

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