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 5,722,859, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The worldwide death toll has hit 356,279.
To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:
Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):
Friday, May 29
9:00 a.m. Japan’s health ministry has begun investigating a cluster in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, which has a population of about 930,000. Forty-three cases have been reported in the past six days, including 21 on