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Japanese politician with multiple disabilities tests positive for COVID, recovering at home

Daisuke Tenbata, who has been a member of the House of Councillors and a member of the Reiwa Shinsengumi party since being elected in July 2022, has tested positive for COVID-19.

By Barrier Free Japan

December 12 2022

JAPAN – Daisuke Tenbata, who has been a member of the House of Councillors and a member of the Reiwa Shinsengumi party since being elected in July 2022, has tested positive for COVID-19. On December 10th his staff tweeted that he was:

From Daisuke Tenbata’s Twitter account

“found to be positive for the new coronavirus as a result of a PCR test at a medical institution. I am currently recovering at home. We apologize for the inconvenience.

※ Staff post”

In October 2022, Tenbata asked Prime Minister Kishida questions regarding policies for persons with disabilities, which Tenbata regarded as “paternalistic.”

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