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Sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus dies at 28

May 13, 2020 10:58 IST
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A 28-year-old sumo wrestler infected with the novel coronavirus has died, becoming the first sumo wrestler to die from the deadly virus, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing the Japan Sumo Association.

 

The wrestler, who was hospitalised last month, died on Wednesday in a Tokyo hospital due to multiple organ failure related to the coronavirus, NHK said.

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