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

People visit Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, where statues of former North Korean leaders -- the country's founder Kim Il Sung (L) and his son Kim Jong Il -- stand, on June 19, 2021, to mark the 57th anniversary of the start of activity by the late leader Kim Jong Il at the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

As of 10 p.m., Sunday, June 20

As of 11 p.m., Saturday, June 19

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A Tokyo Olympic torch relay runner arrives in the rain in the venue of a torch relay ceremony on June 19, 2021, in the Miyagi Prefecture town of Onagawa, northeastern Japan, severely damaged by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. (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 10 p.m. (including weekends and holidays)
    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"