(A COVID-19 positive patient is treated by doctors at a hospital in Rome)[Getty/Kyodo]

As of 10:00 p.m., Sunday, March 22 (Japan time)

(A commuter checks his phone at Brasilia Interstate Bus Station after a decree of state of public calamity was issued in Brazil due to the coronavirus pandemic)[Getty/Kyodo]

As of 11:00 p.m., Saturday, March 21 (Japan time)

List of major facilities, events affected by coronavirus in Japan

Useful resources for foreign residents and visitors in Japan

  • Japan National Tourism Organization's "Guide for when you are feeling ill"
    - Multilingual clinic/hospital search available in English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese

  • JNTO's "Japan Visitor Hotline"
    - Available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese 24 hours a day
    (from overseas)

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government's hotline
    - Available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Available via fax for those with hearing impairments

  • Japan's health ministry hotline
    - Available in Japanese only, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • World Health Organization's "Q&A on coronaviruses"

(A worker cleans and disinfects an area in front of Istanbul's famous Blue Mosque)[Getty/Kyodo]