February 22, Saturday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. The last group of passengers to test negative and show no symptoms for the new coronavirus have disembarked from a quarantined cruise ship docked at Yokohama Port near Tokyo.
  2. Health authorities in China said on Friday that they have confirmed an additional 109 fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 2,345.
  3. The head of the World Health Organization has called for quick action to contain wider international spread of the new coronavirus, after cases were reported in Iran and Lebanon.