March 26, Thursday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations confirmed on Wednesday that their countries will work together to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.
  2. Japan’s foreign minister has raised its travel alert for the entire world to level 2 on a four-level scale due to the global spread of the coronavirus.
  3. The United Nations has called for aid funds that would help countries and regions without proper health care fight the coronavirus.