1. Tokyo has been put on the highest level of alert for the coronavirus after a string of triple-digit new daily cases. Officials are urging people to take precautionary measures.
  2. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is for the first time strongly urging Americans to wear face masks, saying they are effective in preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
  3. Automakers from around the world will showcase their popular models at a motor show in Thailand in the hope of jumpstarting sales that have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.