1. Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is calling for cooperation as many Japanese face the reality of limited outings and closure of some stores. Abe declared a state of emergency on Tuesday to fight against the rapid nationwide spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. Chinese authorities have lifted the lockdown in Wuhan after two-and-a-half months. The world’s first coronavirus cases were reported in the city.
  3. The city of Paris is banning jogging and other forms of outdoor exercise during daytime in a tightening of restrictions on movement to contain the pandemic.