Healthcare Japan employers recommend 4-day work week Updated : May 15, 2020 12:18 PM IST It also asked companies to consider ways to hold meetings with shareholders, as well as interviews or seminars, without gathering in person. Japan has registered over 16,000 COVID-19 cases, with 697 deaths, according to John Hopkins University. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.