A 28-year-old sumo wrestler has died in Japan after contracting the coronavirus. This is the first time a sumo wrestler has died of COVID-19, according to the Japan Sumo Association (JSA).
According to Japanese media Kyodo News, Suboshi was the first sumo wrestler to test positive for Covid-19. He was attacked by COVID-19 on April 10. His condition quickly deteriorated and he was taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 9 days later. Suboshi died there.
At his death, JSS chairman Hakkaku told Kyodo News, “I’m just guessing he’s been fighting COVID-19 for more than a month. He died fighting with the same courage as a wrestler until his death. My prayer is that he rests in peace. ‘
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Another media report from Japan’s Yomiuri News reported that the corona of 1,000 members of the JSA would be tested.