Here are the latest updates from Japan and beyond on the coronavirus outbreak:
People wearing face masks walk in Osaka's Umeda area on Nov. 10, 2020, when 226 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the western Japan prefecture, the second-highest daily figure since its outbreak. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

As of 11 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11

As of 11 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10

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International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) President Morinari Watanabe (R) and members of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee hold talks in Tokyo on Nov. 10, 2020. Japan hosted a four-nation gymnastics meet two days earlier amid continued worries about the novel coronavirus. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

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"
    - Available in Simple Japanese and English, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Also available in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese on designated weekdays. Check schedule here.

  • 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"