Here are the latest updates from Japan and beyond on the coronavirus outbreak:

(Narita, Japan)

As of 11 p.m., Friday, March 27 (Japan time)

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As of 11:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26 (Japan time)

(Shoppers buy food at a supermarket in Tokyo on March 26, 2020, a day after Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike asked citizens to refrain from going outside this weekend for nonessential reasons amid a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus infections in the capital.) 

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"