ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Coronavirus hits Japanese stores and restaurants

McDonald's and Seven-Eleven shut outlets on reports of employees falling ill

TOKYO -- A growing number of Japanese stores and restaurants are having to shut their doors temporarily as employees become infected with the new coronavirus.

McDonald's Japan, Seven-Eleven Japan and other consumer-focused companies are responding quickly, closing virus-hit outlets and disinfecting them once infections are confirmed.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more