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 1,279,722, according to the World Health Organization.
The worldwide death toll has hit 72,616.
To see how the disease has spread, click this interactive virus tracker:
Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):
Wednesday, April 8
5:36 a.m. The acting U.S. Navy secretary, Thomas Modly, resigns to take responsibility for his bungled response to a virus outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier.
5:00 a.m. U.S. stocks give up all their early gains to close slightly