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Coronavirus outbreak most current: Aug. 26, 2020

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Here are the current updates from Japan as well as past on the coronavirus outbreak:

Group of individuals putting on facemasks as a preventative measure stroll on Westminster Bridge in London. (SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty/Kyodo)

As of 4: 15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Japan time)

As of 11 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25 (Japan time)


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People putting on masks take a look at a phone in Washington Square Park as the city proceeds Phase 4 of re-opening adhering to limitations enforced to reduce the spread of coronavirus on August 24, 2020 in New York City.(Getty/Kyodo)

 


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 offered in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, as well as Vietnamese on assigned weekdays. Check timetable below.
    03-6233-9266 
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s COVID-19 information
    https://stopcovid19.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/flow/
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government hotline
    – Available in English, Chinese, Korean as well as Japanese, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    0570-550571
    – 
    Available using fax for those with hearing disabilities
    03-5388-1396
  • Japan National Tourism Organization’s “Guide for when you are feeling ill”
    Multilingual clinic/hospital search offered in English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese
    https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html
  • JNTO’s “Japan Visitor Hotline
    – Available in English, Chinese, Korean as well as Japanese 24 hrs a day
    050-3816-2787 
    +81-50-3816-2787
    (from abroad)
    http://www.mlit.go.jp/kankocho/content/001328767.pdf
  • Japan’s health and wellness ministry hotline
    – Available in Japanese just, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    0120-565653
  • World Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses
    https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

 



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