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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo schools, malls and gyms reopen

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 6,131,531, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 371,154.

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


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Monday, June 1

11:50 a.m. Public schools resume in Tokyo after a three-month closure, while the capital allows businesses such as shopping malls, gyms and movie theaters to reopen. Schools are still taking precautions, such as limiting

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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo schools, malls, gyms and theaters open

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 6,131,531, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 371,154.

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


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Monday, June 1

11:50 a.m. Public schools resume in Tokyo after a three-month closure, while the capital allows businesses such as shopping malls, gyms and movie theaters to reopen. Schools are still taking precautions, such as limiting

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Thais make cautious return to malls, adjusting to ‘new normal’

BANGKOK — Thailand on Sunday further eased its coronavirus-related restrictions by reopening shopping malls across the kingdom in an attempt to jump-start consumption, a key driver of the economy.

The move followed its May 3 decision to reopen outdoor markets after closing them for nearly 50 days.

Some eager consumers were seen lining up in front of CentralWorld Sunday morning, but it wasn’t as crowded as expected. Traffic at the notoriously busy Ratchaprasong intersection, where the giant mall is located, was smooth and vehicles were few in the afternoon.

Customers were also allowed to dine at restaurants within such malls

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