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

People visit Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa in Tokyo on June 6, 2020, during the first weekend after the aquarium resumed operation on June 1 following the May 25 lifting of the state of emergency declared over the novel coronavirus in Japan. (Kyodo)

As of 11 p.m., Sunday, June 7 (Japan time)

Updates on major shops, facilities as economy reopens in Japan

As of 11 p.m., Saturday, June 6 (Japan time)

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Useful resources for foreign residents and 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 Burmese, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays except national holidays. 
    0120-296-004 (toll free)

  • AMDA Medical Information Center's "Multilingual Consultation Service Regarding COVID-19"
    (April 10~May 20, 2020)
    - Available in English, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends and national holidays. Also available in Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Spanish, Vietnamese and Portuguese on designated weekdays. Check schedule here.
    - Available in English and Chinese on weekdays only, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government's COVID-19 info

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

  • 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)

  • 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 plastic sheet separates two players to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection as they play a game of Go at the Japan Go Association headquarters in Tokyo on June 5, 2020. The competition venue reopened two days earlier following a three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Kyodo)