January 28, Tuesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The death toll from the new coronavirus in China has reached 106 after authorities in Hubei Province announced more fatalities.
  2. Japan’s government has added pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus to its list of designated infectious diseases.
  3. The economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak is continuing to spread in China and beyond.