Japan has recorded the first death with the omicron strain of coronavirus,
An elderly man died with omicron in the city of Shizuoka on January 11.
The day before, Japan recorded the highest daily coronavirus incidence since September 1, with 22,045 confirmed cases. During the day, 11 people died due to COVID-related health complications. Earlier this week, it was reported that the Omicron strain had been detected in all 47 prefectures in Japan.