April 13, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki

  1. More people across Japan are being asked to take drastic steps to slow down their surge in coronavirus infection.
  2. In the U.S., it has been nearly a month since President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. The number of deaths in the country has topped 21,000, the highest anywhere in the world.
  3. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for the coronavirus.