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Coronavirus outbreak most current: Aug. 28, 2020

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

People putting on face masks stroll in Tokyo’s Ginza buying location on Aug. 27, 2020, amidst the proceeded spread of the unique coronavirus. Tokyo reported 250 brand-new instances of the infection the exact same day. (Kyodo)


As of 9: 20 a.m., Friday, Aug. 28 (Japan time)

As of 11 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 (Japan time)


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Model dinosaurs are brightened in red as an indication before JR Fukui Station in Fukui, main Japan, on Aug. 27, 2020, after Fukui Prefecture reported a diary of 13 brand-new instances of the unique coronavirus. (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 totally free)

  • 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 marked weekdays. Check routine 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 by means of 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 hrs a day
    (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