Confirmation of infection by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consul in charge of safety measures for Japanese nationals April 10, 21:35
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on the evening of October 10 that the director of the consular bureau responsible for safety measures for Japanese people overseas had been infected with the new coronavirus. There are no close contacts in the ministry, including Foreign Minister Mogi.
The infection was confirmed by Koichi Mizushima (58), Consul-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Mizushima had a fever on the night of the 9th, and his family was confirmed to be infected on the afternoon of the 10th, so he received a virus test and found that he was infected.
Mr. Mizushima stated that he had no close contacts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since he worked at home from the 8th, and that Foreign Minister Mogi will carry out public affairs as usual.
Mr. Mizushima played a central role in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in response to the new coronavirus.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that "we will continue to take necessary measures to prevent the spread of infection and prevent the spread of infection to ensure that there is no obstacle to operations including the protection of Japanese nationals."