1. Japan’s health ministry says it plans to approve antigen tests kits on Wednesday that can quickly screen for the new coronavirus.
  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted a nationwide lockdown even as new cases of coronavirus infection in the country keep rising.
  3. France is winding down its coronavirus restrictions after nearly two months. Citizens are being asked to remain vigilant to stave off a possible second wave of infections.
May 12, Tuesday, 2020(1:30 p.m.) Newsline