What is the situation GLOBALLY AND IN JAPAN?

The Current Global Situation

Drawing on a range of data sources, this dashboard from JHU provides a regularly updated overview of cases, deaths and recoveries, organized by location.

This article by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) gathers maps and charts, tracking the spread of the illness in detail.

Worldometer’s Coronavirus page displays an easy to understand collection of data, notably the Confirmed Cases and Deaths by Country, Territory, or Conveyance chart.

The World Health Organization's Special Site for New Coronavirus Infections. In addition to the number of cases in each country, official information on the coronavirus is updated as needed.

Official website of the ECDC, a European Union agency aimed at strengthening Europe's defences against infectious diseases.

The Current Situation in Japan

TOYOKEIZAI ONLINE’s situation report simply and effectively visualises confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan based on releases from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

This website by Taisuke Fukuno shows the number of hospital beds to patients by prefecture in Japan. Although alarming, it should motivate us all to take action in order to avoid the collapse of our healthcare systems.

This site was set up by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with the cooperation of Code For Japan to show the changes in the number of infected people. It's open source and the same mechanism is spreading across municipalities.

This page lists local websites providing COVID-19 updates with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s open source platform. The list itself is in Japanese but linked sites provide language selection options.

*The list includes some unofficial sites not run by the municipality.