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 5,495,061, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The worldwide death toll has hit 346,232.
To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:
Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):
Tuesday, May 26
10:30 a.m. U.S. stocks open higher on optimism about economic reopening and vaccine development, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising almost 600 points and the S&P 500 gaining 2%.
8:30 p.m. Chinese President