Here are the most recent updates from Japan and also past on the coronavirus outbreak:

Students take livestream courses while seated in socially distanced safety discovering cases at STAR Eco Station Tutoring & Enrichment Center on September 2, 2020 in Culver City, California. (Getty/Kyodo)

As of 11: 00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2 (Japan time)

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An indicator asking consumers to exercise social range is published on a mirror at Slope Fitness on Sept. 2, 2020, in New York City. Indoor health clubs in New York City resumed today after being shut for 5 months because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Getty/Kyodo)


Useful sources for international homeowners 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 complimentary)

  • 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 assigned weekdays. Check timetable below.
  • 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 by means of 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 wellness ministry hotline
    – Available in Japanese just, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • World Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses