The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Global cases have reached 4,248,389, according to the World Health Organization.
The worldwide death toll has hit 294,046.
To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:
Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):
Friday, May 15
12:44 a.m. Virgin Australia’s home state is considering a capital infusion or a loan to assist the financially distressed airline as it seeks to protect a major employer responsible for thousands of jobs.