Coronavirus outbreak latest: May 16, 2021 – The Foreigners magazine In tokyo
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Coronavirus outbreak latest: May 16, 2021

Written by on May 16, 2021

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

People wearing face masks walk at a crossing in Tokyo’s Akihabara area on May 15, 2021, as the capital remains under a coronavirus state of emergency. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

As of 9:15 p.m., Sunday, May 16

As of 11 p.m., Saturday, May 15

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Food shelves are almost empty at a supermarket in Taipei on May 15, 2021, as shoppers flock there following health authorities’ announcement of tighter anti-coronavirus measures amid a sharp increase in infections. (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

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