• Jiji, Kyodo

  • SHARE

The Osaka Prefectural Government said Wednesday that a teenage boy with COVID-19 has died in the prefecture, in what is believed to be the first coronavirus-linked death among people under 20 in the country.

According to health ministry data as of Tuesday, there had been no registered deaths among those in the age group confirmed to be infected with the virus.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)