Topics for May 9th & 10th


The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has launched a new call center, the "Tokyo Coronavirus Support Center for Foreign Residents” to provide support for non-Japanese speaking residents in Tokyo and respond to various concerns and issues related to the novel coronavirus.

While the support center was specially open during the holidays, please note that after the Golden Week holidays, the service will be available on weekdays only. 

To make an inquiry, please call the support center in your language and obtain information. You will also be guided to the public health center or other dedicated helplines as necessary. The center will assist you in case translation is needed for communication with the facilities.

The service is available in 14 languages : English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Cambodian, Burmese and easy Japanese.

The call center is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5  p.m., and is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. National holidays are also excluded from consultation days. For inquiry, please call the toll-free number 0120-296-004.








ご相談は、フリーダイヤル 0120-296-004 までお願いします。



The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s official video channel, ”Tokyo Douga" provides updates and news on COVID-19 situation in Tokyo through live messages from the governor. 

The Japanese version of the video message can be viewed from 6:45 p.m. every day, and in English from 7:15 p.m. every Friday.




The nationwide state of emergency over coronavirus  has been extended until May 31st. Please continue to refrain from going out unless it is necessary or urgent.


For the full text of today’s announcements, check the Tokyo Metropolitan Government website. The address is

今日の放送内容については、英語版「東京都ホームページ」をご覧ください。アドレスは です。