1. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 2,447 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Thursday, setting a new high for the second day in a row.                                                              2.Japan’s labor ministry says over 80,000 jobs have been lost as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.                                     3.Supporters of President Donald Trump have stormed the Capitol building in Washington where lawmakers were finalizing President-elect Joe Biden’s victory at the ballot box. The proceedings were temporarily suspended but Congress reconvened after order was restored in the building.


January 7, Thursday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki