This year’s 30th issue of Kodansha’s Morning magazine has announced that the ongoing COVID-19 arc of Yū Suzunoki’s Kounodori: Dr. Stork manga will end in three chapters. If there are no delays, the manga will end on July 14, 2022.
The manga returned for the new arc on April 28, 2022. The arc again centers on Sakura Kōnotori, and details the struggles of being an OB/GYN involved in childbirth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The manga is described as:
Childbirth isn’t an illness, so under normal circumstances, insurance won’t cover it. Delivery staff doesn’t cure disease or treat injuries, so there’s no need for a doctor… unless, of course, circumstances aren’t normal. This smash-hit drama gives a look into the lives of the men and women who work to welcome 1,000,000 new lives into the world each year in Japan.
Suzunoki launched Kounodori: Dr. Stork in Morning magazine in August 2012. Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga in English digitally.