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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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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 2,402,250, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 163,097.

To see how the disease has spread, click this interactive virus tracker:

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, April 23

2:00 a.m. Toyota Motor will cut May’s domestic automobile production by roughly half from its March-end plan, as the spread of the novel coronavirus depresses demand for new cars around the world.

1:50 a.m. Germany approves

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Wuhan’s tech and auto factories up and humming as lockdown lifted

BEIJING — As Wuhan emerges from a lockdown of over two months, the industrial hub of 11 million people is rapidly making its way back to normalcy.

One chipmaker headquartered in the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic has already put the suspension behind it.

Yangtze Memory Technologies has returned to full operation, said CEO Simon Yang, who adds that the company is even setting a goal to expand production capacity.

As of Saturday, 97.2% of industrial enterprises in Wuhan had resumed operation, according to city officials. Local government authorities are actively supporting the resumption of activity of core companies.

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