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UPDATE 3-Japan "not planning" state of emergency but pressure mounts on PM Abe

Japan has no plan to declare a coronavirus state of emergency from April, its top government spokesman said on Monday, even as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take decisive action as cases climb in Tokyo.

ken shimura - Reuters
3:58am PDT - March 30th, 2020

UPDATE 3-Japan "not planning" state of emergency but pressure mounts on PM Abe

Japan has no plan to declare a coronavirus state of emergency from April, its top government spokesman said on Monday, even as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take decisive action as cases climb in Tokyo.

ken shimura - Reuters
3:58am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Ken Shimura, famed Japanese comedian, dead at 70 after contracting coronavirus

Ken Shimura, one of Japan's most popular comedians, has died after contracting novel coronavirus, according to his representatives.

ken shimura - CNN
1:44am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from Coronavirus

He was hospitalised a few days ago after developing a fever and severe pneumonia

ken shimura - Independent
12:45am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies of coronavirus at 70

A household name in Japan since the 1970s, Shimura was the first prominent entertainment world figure in Japan to test positive for the virus.

ken shimura - The Hindu
10:51pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Popular Japanese comedian dies from the coronavirus

Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who drew inspiration from the American comedic icon Jerry Lewis, has died from the coronavirus, becoming Japan's first known celebrity victim of the disease

ken shimura - ABC News
9:49pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Popular Japanese comedian dies from the coronavirus

TOKYO (AP) — Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who drew inspiration from the American comedic icon Jerry Lewis, has died from the coronavirus, becoming Japan's first known celebrity victim of the disease. He was 70.

ken shimura - Associated Press
9:47pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus

One of Japan's best-known comedians, Ken Shimura, has become the first Japanese celebrity to die of the coronavirus. Shimura, 70, had been hospitalized since March 19 after developing a fever and respiratory problems, media said.

ken shimura - CNBC
9:22pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus - NHK

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalised after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, public broadcaster NHK reported on Monday. He was 70.

ken shimura - Reuters
7:50pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus: NHK

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalized after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, public broadcaster NHK reported on Monday. He was 70.

ken shimura - Reuters
6:14pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from coronavirus: NHK

Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who had been hospitalized after being infected with the new coronavirus, has died, public broadcaster NHK reported on Monday. He was 70.

ken shimura - Reuters
6:14pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Death toll in New York state passes 1,000: Live updates

Trump extends social distancing rules through April as New York state surpassed a grim milestone in its death toll.

ken shimura - Al Jazeera English
6:05pm PDT - March 29th, 2020

Coronavirus: Japan anxious at ease with which it beat outbreak

As people’s lives return to normal, some fear that a surge in cases is around the corner

ken shimura - The Irish Times
5:04am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Anxiety in Japan at ease with which it beat coronavirus outbreak

As people’s lives return to normal, some fear that a surge in cases is around the corner

ken shimura - The Irish Times
5:04am PDT - March 25th, 2020