More Infections Found On Cruise Ship In Nagasaki

More infections found on cruise ship in Nagasaki

Officials in Nagasaki, western Japan, have confirmed 43 more coronavirus infections among the crew of a cruise ship docked at a port in the prefecture. The total number of cases on the vessel has reached 91.

Tests are being carried out on all 623 crew members of the Italian-registered Costa Atlantica. The ship was sent to a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard for repairs.

Rare Color Footage Of 1964 Tokyo Paralympics Found

Rare color footage of 1964 Tokyo Paralympics found

Rare color footage of the 1964 Tokyo Paralympics has been discovered at the home of a former hospital worker.

The video runs 26 minutes and 40 seconds and begins with the athletes' parade. This is followed by footage of wheelchair basketball and swimming and athletes competing in events we no longer see today.

Nearly 100 New Cases Found On Quarantined Ship

Nearly 100 new cases found on quarantined ship

Japan's health ministry says 99 more people on board the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The ministry said on Monday that of the newly found virus carriers, 85 are passengers and 14 are crewmembers.

Coronavirus Found In Hospital Worker Near Tokyo

Coronavirus found in hospital worker near Tokyo

A hospital in Sagamihara City near Tokyo says one member of staff is confirmed to have the new coronavirus.

The hospital said on its website that the worker had been treating a resident of Kanagawa Prefecture who died last week.

Dead Woman Found Infected With Coronavirus

Dead woman found infected with coronavirus

Japan's health ministry says an elderly woman who died on Thursday was later confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

The woman in her 80s, living in Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo, visited a hospital on January 22 as she was suffering from fatigue. Her health conditions had been monitored until she was diagnosed with pneumonia and admitted to the hospital on February 1.

39 More People Found Infected On Cruise Ship

39 more people found infected on cruise ship

Authorities in Japan say 39 new cases of coronavirus have been identified on the cruise ship at Yokohama Port.

A total of 174 cases have now been found on the Diamond Princess. A Japanese health ministry official who was conducting an inspection of the ship is infected with the virus.

66 New Infection Cases Found On Yokohama Ship

66 new infection cases found on Yokohama ship

Sixty-six more people on board a quarantined cruise ship at Yokohama Port have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus. That brings the total number of cases on the vessel to 136.

People with confirmed infections will be hospitalized, as were cases discovered earlier.

New Species Of Marine Worm Found At Olympic Venue

New species of marine worm found at Olympic venue

A group of Japanese researchers have discovered a new species of marine worm in the bay where Tokyo Olympic triathlon events are scheduled.

Researchers from the National Institute of Polar Research and Toho University said they discovered what they believe to be a new scavenger species of Ophryotrocha worm.

6 More Infections Found On Cruise Ship In Japan

6 more infections found on cruise ship in Japan

Japan's health ministry says six more people on a cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total number to 70.

Ministry officials told reporters on Sunday that their latest tests on the Diamond Princess covered 57 people, and found that one passenger and five crewmembers have contracted the virus.

Two More Found Infected With Coronavirus In Japan

Two more found infected with coronavirus in Japan

Japan's health minister Katsunobu Kato has announced that two more people have been confirmed infected with the new coronavirus in Japan.

Kato said on Tuesday that one of them has no record of staying in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. The person is the first to be confirmed infected despite having no record of staying in Wuhan.

New Program For 'list-based Attack' Found In Japan

New program for 'list-based attack' found in Japan

Japanese police have discovered a new computer program that helps hackers get unauthorized access to online services more efficiently.

The discovery comes after police arrested last May a Chinese national on suspicion of operating an unregistered server to make illicit money transfers overseas.

7 Bodies Found In Boat Believed From N.korea

7 bodies found in boat believed from N.Korea

Japanese authorities have found 7 bodies in the remains of a wooden boat that washed ashore on the coast of Sado Island in the Sea of Japan.

A police officer on patrol found the bow of the boat close to shore in the Sobama District of Sado City on Friday.

Lawmaker Found To Have Visited Chinese Company

Lawmaker found to have visited Chinese company

NHK has learned that Lower House lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto met with the top executive of a Chinese firm, which was aiming to invest in a resort project in Japan, right after he became state minister in charge of integrated casino resorts.

A Japanese man who was acting as an advisor to the firm is suspected of bringing an undeclared amount of cash into the country in violation of the foreign exchange law.

More Hdds With Personal Data Found To Be Auctioned

More HDDs with personal data found to be auctioned

Officials of Kanagawa Prefecture say nine more hard disk drives with taxpayers' personal information are still missing in addition to another nine drives that have been recovered. The 18 HDDs were auctioned away online by a worker of a recycling firm in violation of contracts.

The prefecture is urging the computer leasing company that handled the scrapping to find the missing HDDs.