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:
“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.”