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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo issues road map for looser restrictions

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 4,438,371, according to Johns Hopkins Univertsity.

The worldwide death toll has hit 302,115.

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


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Friday, May 15

7:32 p.m. Japanese apparel giant Renown will enter bankruptcy proceedings, Nikkei learned on Friday. With many people staying inside because of the new coronavirus, clothing sales plummeted and the company’s financing reached its limit.

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