Japan PM Fumio Kishida Tests COVID Positive, PM Modi Wishes Speedy Recovery

Tokyo: Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida tested positive Sunday for COVID-19, media reports said citing the premier’s office.

To recover from the contracted virus, Kishida is now resting at his official residence.

The Japanese PM started experiencing mild symptoms such as a slight fever and cough on Saturday night, Japan’s local media outlet Kyodo News reported citing the office.

The 65-year-old Japanese leader was scheduled to resume his duties on Monday after taking a roughly weeklong summer vacation with his family.

Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished the Prime Minister of Japan, H. E. Fumio Kishida a speedy recovery from COVID-19.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “Wishing my friend Prime Minister Fumio Kishida a speedy recovery from COVID-19.”

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