Japanese woman in 80s dies of COVID-19, total number of cases stand at 247


13th February 2020 – (Japan) A woman in her 80s infected with coronavirus has died in Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. She became the first patient to die of the coronavirus.

44 more tested positive on the Princess Diamond cruise ship. Japan’s government has also decided to allow some passengers off the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Diamond Princess and move them to government-designated facilities.

Total number of cases in Japan stands at 247 and 4 of them have recovered.