Law enforcement officers donning masks for defense from the coronavirus stand guard close to Tokyo’s Nationwide Stadium as the opening ceremony of the postponed Olympics is held at the stadium on July 23, 2021. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
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Staff members associates disinfect the mat after each individual taekwondo match at the Tokyo Olympics amid the coronavirus pandemic at Makuhari Messe Corridor in Chiba on July 24, 2021. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
Valuable sources for foreign inhabitants and readers in Japan
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s “Tokyo Coronavirus Help Middle for Overseas Residents (TOCOS)” multilingual hotline
– Readily available in Simple Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Khmer, and Burmese, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays apart from national holidays.
0120-296-004 (toll cost-free)
- AMDA Health care Information Center’s “Multilingual Session Assistance”
– Readily available in Straightforward Japanese and English, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Also accessible in Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese on selected weekdays. Look at program in this article.
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s COVID-19 information
- Tokyo Metropolitan Authorities hotline
– Available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (which include weekends and holiday seasons)
– Offered via fax for those with listening to impairments
- Japan National Tourism Organization’s “Manual for when you are feeling sick”
– Multilingual clinic/clinic research obtainable in English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Classic Chinese, Japanese
- JNTO’s “Japan Customer Hotline“
– Offered in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese 24 hrs a day
+81-50-3816-2787 (from overseas)
- Japan’s wellbeing ministry hotline
– Accessible in Japanese only, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Globe Health Organization’s “Q&A on coronaviruses“