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Popular Japanese actress Satomi Ishihara had COVID-19, set to return to work this weekend

(Japanese original by Hiroki Sasamoto, Cultural News Department)

TOKYO -- Popular Japanese actress Satomi Ishihara, 34, became infected with the coronavirus in January, her agency announced on Feb. 4.

    According to her agency, Ishihara took a polymerase chain reaction test in mid-January and was found positive. She had no symptoms and has been recovering at home. Ishihara plans to return to work this weekend.

    (Japanese original by Hiroki Sasamoto, Cultural News Department)

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