News COVID-19 (March 25)

The big news of the day is of course the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic (Kyodo News).

 

India to lock down whole country to battle coronavirus (Kyodo News),
while China is to lift Wuhan’s months-long lockdown on April 8 (Kyodo News).

 

Japan to ban entry from 18 European nations and Iran in toughest move yet (Japan Times).

 

Belgium: Coronavirus – reinforced measures (as of March 24)

 

Japan March dept. store sales likely to drop record 40% on virus (Kyodo News).

 

Stay healthy and safe!

 

The BLCCJ office