TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the cabinet will decide on Friday to spend 10.3 billion yen (£72.37 million) from the budget reserve to respond to the coronavirus.
Steps will total 15.3 billion yen, he added after a meeting of a task force on the coronavirus.
Earlier on Thursday, Japanese media reported that a Tokyo taxi driver had tested positive for the virus.
Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Andrew Heavens
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