(Reuters) – Japanese officials confirmed four new coronavirus infections on Saturday as the number of cases outside of China continued to climb.
One of the new cases is a woman in her 60s who is a junior high school teacher in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo, according to a prefectural government official.
The woman first showed symptoms on Feb. 12 and was hospitalized on Feb. 19, according to media. She went to work while she had symptoms, so the local government will close her school for two days from Feb. 25.
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