April 9, Thursday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Transferred from News Line on TV

  1. Japan’s health ministry is finally to consider nationwide drive-through testing for the coronavirus. It is to help expand the country’s testing capacity to 20,000 samples per day.
  2. Japan’s central government and the Tokyo metropolitan government are in talks to decide which businesses will be asked to temporarily shut down under the state of emergency.
  3. In France, the coronavirus death toll has topped 10,000. That made France the fourth country to pass that mark after Italy, Spain and the United States.