Here are the most recent updates from Japan as well as past on the coronavirus break out:
People using face masks stroll at a shuffle crossway before Tokyo’s Shibuya Station onOct 3, 2020. (Kyodo)
As of 7 a.m., Monday,Oct 5 (Japan time)
As of 10 p.m., Sunday,Oct 4 (Japan time)
Japan as well as past: Week in Photos – September 26 ~October 2
Useful sources for international citizens as well as site visitors in Japan
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s “Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents (TOCOS)” multilingual hotline
– Available in Simple Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Khmer, as well as Burmese, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays other than legal holidays.
0120-296-004 (toll complimentary)
- AMDA Medical Information Center’s “Multilingual Consultation Service”
– Available in Simple Japanese as well as English, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Also readily available in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, as well as Vietnamese on assigned weekdays. Check timetable right here
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s COVID-19 information
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government hotline
– Available in English, Chinese, Korean as well as Japanese, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
– Available through fax for those with hearing problems
- Japan National Tourism Organization’s “Guide for when you are feeling ill”
– Multilingual clinic/hospital search readily available in English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese
- JNTO’s “Japan Visitor Hotline“
– Available in English, Chinese, Korean as well as Japanese 24 hr a day
+81-50-3816-2787 ( from abroad)
- Japan’s wellness ministry hotline
– Available in Japanese just, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- World Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses“