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

(Grand champion Hakuho is pictured after beating No. 3 maegashira Mitakeumi on the seventh day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament held at Edion Arena Osaka on March 14, 2020, without spectators amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.)


As of 11 p.m., Sunday, March 15 (Japan time)

As of 11 p.m., Saturday, March 14 (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"