February 6, Thursday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. Chinese health authorities say over 28,000 people on the mainland are now infected with the new coronavirus. They say the death toll has risen to 563.
  2. Japanese health officials say ten more people on a cruise ship docked at Yokohama, near Tokyo, tested positive for the new coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on the vessel to 20.
  3. The impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump has ended with him acquitted of all charges.