1. Chinese health authorities say 143 more people died from the new coronavirus on Friday, bringing the death toll in mainland China to 1,523.
  2. An international agency says the new coronavirus outbreak has led to a sharp fall in the number of Chinese tourists around the world and that Japan could lose maybe 1.3 billion dollars in tourism revenue in the January-March period.
February 15, Saturday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu