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Coronavirus outbreak most current: Aug. 25, 2020

Here are the most up to date updates from Japan and also past on the coronavirus outbreak:

People using face masks as a result of the spread of the unique coronavirus stroll in main Seoul on Aug. 24, 2020. (Kyodo)



As of 3: 15 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25 (Japan time)

As of 11 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24 (Japan time)

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Numa Parra and also his partner Emilia Garcia take selfies with the Statue of Liberty behind-the-scenes on August 24, 2020 in New York City. Cultural organizations in New York City were enabled to resume today after being shut as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.(Getty/Kyodo)


Useful sources for international locals and also 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, and also Burmese, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays other than legal holidays. 
    0120-296-004 (toll totally free)

  • AMDA Medical Information Center’s “Multilingual Consultation Service
    – Available in Simple Japanese and also English, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Also readily available in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, and also Vietnamese on marked weekdays. Check timetable right here.
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s COVID-19 details
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government hotline
    – Available in English, Chinese, Korean and also Japanese, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Available using fax for those with hearing disabilities
  • 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 and also Japanese 24 hrs a day
    (from abroad)
  • Japan’s health and wellness ministry hotline
    – Available in Japanese just, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • World Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses