• Kyodo


Nearly 60 percent of small and midsize companies say they will be able to survive the COVID-19 outbreak and related business shutdowns if the pandemic ends in the next few months, according to a survey released Sunday by an insurance company.

In a survey conducted in late March by NN Life Insurance Co., 20.3 percent said they would be able to weather the impact of the virus if the spread was stamped out by the end of this month.

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