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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo cases jump after emergency lifted

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 6,259,887, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 375,208.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


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Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Tuesday, June 2

3:30 p.m. Tokyo confirms over 30 new cases of coronavirus infections, sources tell Nikkei, as schools, shopping malls and gyms reopened after the state of emergency was lifted on May 25 . It is

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Coronavirus latest: Thai government extends state of emergency

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:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Tuesday, May 26

7:42 p.m. The Thai government has decided to keep the kingdom under a state of emergency until June 30. It had been scheduled to end on May 31. This is an expected move by

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Abe declares end to Japan’s coronavirus emergency

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other prefectures on Monday, ending seven weeks of economic restrictions and ushering in an uncertain “new normal.”

Although the country of 126 million has recorded over 16,000 infections and 800 deaths since the pandemic began, it has avoided a devastating outbreak like in the U.S. and elsewhere. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government called off the emergency in most regions earlier this month, and it is poised to do so for Tokyo and nearby Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures, as well as Hokkaido, after consulting

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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo stocks rise as emergency nears end

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 5,380,774, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 343,880.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Monday, May 25

3:00 p.m. Tokyo stocks advance as the government prepares to end the state of emergency in Tokyo and all other areas, raising hopes that the economy may soon start recovering. The benchmark Nikkei average

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