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Coronavirus outbreak latest: May 15, 2021

Written by on May 15, 2021


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

People wearing face masks walk in Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture, western Japan, on May 14, 2021. The Japanese government decided the same day to add Hokkaido, as well as Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures to the ongoing coronavirus state of emergency from May 16. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

As of 1 p.m., Saturday, May 15

As of 11 p.m., Friday, May 14


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People wearing face masks walk along a shopping street in Hiroshima, western Japan, on May 14, 2021. The Japanese government decided the same day to add Hokkaido, as well as Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures to the ongoing coronavirus state of emergency from May 16. (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)
    https://www.seikatubunka.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/chiiki_tabunka/tabunka/tabunkasuishin/0000001452.html

  • 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.
    03-6233-9266 
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s COVID-19 info
    https://stopcovid19.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government hotline
    https://stopcovid19.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/en/contacts
    – Available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (including weekends and holidays)
    0570-550571
    – 
    Available via fax for those with hearing impairments
    03-5388-1396
  • 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
    https://www.jnto.go.jp/emergency/eng/mi_guide.html
  • JNTO’s “Japan Visitor Hotline
    https://www.japan.travel/en/plan/hotline/
    – Available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese 24 hours a day
    050-3816-2787 
    +81-50-3816-2787
    (from overseas)
  • Japan’s health ministry hotline
    – Available in Japanese only, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    0120-565653
  • World Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses
    https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses





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