Tokyo/Sputnik: Tokyo set a new record for daily COVID-19 infection for the third consecutive day, registering 472 new cases on Saturday, media reported.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan confirmed 1,002 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, exceeding 1,000 for the first time, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Monday launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Tokyo confirmed 143 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon, metropolitan government officials said, marking the highest rate of increase on record since the outbreak began.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Japan's health ministry on Friday said that local governments will be advised to accommodate coronavirus patients with mild symptoms in hotels, as urban areas in particular are facing a shortage of healthcare facilities amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The number of COVID-19 infections in Japan increased by 23 to reach 720 on Saturday, according to Japan's health ministry.
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Three additional people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Japan, and they are located in the western prefecture of Wakayama, the national NHK broadcaster reported on Tuesday, citing local health officials.
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A Russian national aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Russian embassy in Japan confirmed on Monday.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Test results showed that 70 more people on a cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo are infected with the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 355, Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said Sunday.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said it will use reserve funds amounting to 10.3 billion yen (about 93.8 million US dollars) to cover measures to combat the novel coronavirus.
Tokyo/Xinhua: Test results showed that more than 60 additional people on a cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama are infected with the novel coronavirus, the Japanese Health Ministry said Monday.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Test results showed that 41 more people on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast in Japan are infected with the novel coronavirus, the Japanese Health Ministry said Friday.
Tokyo/Sputnik: Scientists from Japan's National Institute of Infectious Diseases have isolated the genome of the latest strain of coronavirus that originated in China, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.
Tokyo/Sputnik/UNI: The second confirmed case of new coronavirus has been registered in Japan, media reported on Friday.
Tokyo (Sputnik/UNI) The death toll from the Typhoon Hagibis in Japan has reached 61, while 13 people are still considered missing, media reported on Tuesday.