The number of virus infected in Japan is increasing. 755 people are now infected with the covid-19 viral disease.
Eight people have now been diagnosed with the virus on the island of Hokkaido in northern Japan, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.
Thus, a total of 755 people in Japan are infected by the new coronavirus, including three people who have died.
The figure also includes over 630 passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship.