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    Coronavirus outbreak latest: May 4, 2021


    Here are the latest updates beyond the Japan and Coronovirus outbreaks:

    Workers prepare to open roof seats in front of a cafe on Champs-सीlysées Avenue in Paris on May 3, 2021, the day France entered the first phase of lifting a series of sanctions against the novel Coronovirus. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

    10 May, Tuesday, 4 May

    10 May, Monday, 3 May


    Japan and beyond: Week in pictures – 24 April ~ 30


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    Japan’s Minami Etshahi (R) and Matsuri Ari performed seventh in the women’s 10-meter synchronized final at the FINA Diving World Cup on May 2, 2021 at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. A test event for the Tokyo Olympics was held behind closed doors due to the coronavirus epidemic. (Kyodo) == Kyodo


    Useful resources for foreign residents and visitors in Japan

    • Tokyo Metropolitan Government “Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents (TOCOS)“Multilingual Hotline
      – Available from 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays in simple Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Khmer, and Burmese, excluding national holidays.
      0120-296-004 (toll free)
      https://www.seikatubunka.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/chiiki_tabunka/tabunka/tabunkasuishin/0000001452.html

    • AMDA Medical Information Center “Multilingual Consulting Services
      – Available in simple Japanese and English, from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays. In addition, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese are available on specified weekdays. Check schedule Here.
      03-6233-9266
    • COVID-19 information of Tokyo Metropolitan Government
      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, 9am to 10pm (including weekends and holidays)
      0570-550571
      Available via fax for those with hearing loss
      03-5388-1396
    • Japan National Tourism Organization’s “Guide When You’re Feeling Sick”
      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 24 hours in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese
      050-3816-2787
      + 81-50-3816-2787
      (From across the sea)
    • Hotline of Japan’s Ministry of Health
      – In Japanese only, from 9 am to 9 pm
      0120-565653
    • Of the World Health Organization “Q&A on coronavir
      https://www.who.int/news-room/qa-detail/qa-coronaviruses

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