Japan reports first case of COVID variant XE | Inquirer News

Japan reports first case of COVID variant XE

/ 07:15 PM April 11, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk at a shopping district on the first day after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions imposed on Tokyo and 17 other prefectures, in Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk at a shopping district on the first day after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions imposed on Tokyo and 17 other prefectures, in Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO — The Japanese health ministry on Monday reported the country’s first case of coronavirus variant XE, in a woman who arrived at a Narita airport from the United States on March 26.

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