1. For residents in Tokyo we will find out soon which businesses will be asked to close during the state of emergency. The central government and the Tokyo metropolitan government have agreed on specific business areas.
  2. In Tokyo coronavirus cases continue to rise. A record 181 cases of infections were confirmed on Thursday. The infection route of 122 of those cases is unknown.
  3. The office of Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has been released from an intensive care unit where he was being treated for coronavirus.