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Japan's Hyogo prefecture reports 2 new coronavirus cases -Kyodo

TOKYO, March 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Hyogo prefecture reported two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, Kyodo said, adding to public broadcaster NHK's nationwide tally of 1,190 a day earlier.

The new cases were a female nurse in her 40s whose co-worker at a hospital had been confirmed infected on Sunday, Kyodo said. The other was a male patient in his 60s at the same hospital, it said. (Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)