According to Hokkaido news, the two newly added patients were women in their 20s and men in their 40s, all of whom were Japanese.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia reached 947 in forenoon in the morning of March 1st.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia in Japan was 947 at 15:30 p.m. local time, including 228 people infected in Japan and China tourists, including 705 passengers and crew members of the diamond princess cruise ship and 14 people returning to Japan by the Japanese government charter plane.
Japans suspension of school affects the whole country: dairy enterprises affected are allowed to take their children to work
Japanese media reported novel coronavirus pneumonia affected by the epidemic. Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo asked all public primary school, junior high school and high school to suspend temporarily from March 2nd. However, this requirement has an impact on the production of Japanese milk industry, because fresh milk supplied in school meals accounts for 10% of the total amount of fresh milk consumed in China. Dairy farmers and producers who have lost their most important customers have expressed concern.