Tag Archives: ASEAN

Workers try to flee Vietnam’s biggest city as coronavirus crisis worsens

[ad_1] Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo HANOI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of jobless workers in Vietnam’s biggest city are trying to flee to their hometowns, many on …

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Indonesia animal-lovers help pets left behind by coronavirus

[ad_1] BOGOR, Indonesia, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Four-year-old Indonesian pitbull Gledis was home alone for two days without food when a group of volunteers found her. She is among many pets left behind when their owners tested positive for COVID-19 and were hospitalised or placed in isolation. With more than …

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Thailand reports second day of record coronavirus cases

[ad_1] People queue for free coronavirus tests in Bangkok, Thailand, July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo BANGKOK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Thailand reported on Friday 23,418 new coronavirus infections, a record increase for a second day in a row, bringing the total accumulated cases to 863,189, as the country deals …

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Vietnamese printer arrested for peddling fake coronavirus test certificates

[ad_1] HANOI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Police in northern Vietnam have arrested a businessman for making and selling hundreds of fake negative COVID-19 test certificates, as the Southeast Asian country battles its worst outbreak yet. A new wave of infections since late April has forced the country to impose movement …

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Thailand reports record 22,782 coronavirus cases

[ad_1] People queue at the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand begins offering first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to at-risk groups amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun BANGKOK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Thailand on Thursday reported a record 22,782 new coronavirus cases, …

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

[ad_1] Healthcare workers administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at a drive-through testing centre on the first day of a seven-day lockdown, as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of an outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders/File Photo/File Photo LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Here’s …

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Vietnam reports record 9,690 COVID-19 infections on Sunday

[ad_1] Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue HANOI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s health ministry reported 9,690 coronavirus infections on Sunday, a record daily increase and up from 7,334 cases on Saturday. …

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Philippines reports biggest jump in COVID-19 death toll in four months

[ad_1] Patients are watched over by relatives and hospital aides inside the COVID-19 emergency room of the government hospital National Kidney and Transplant Institute, which has declared overcapacity amid rising coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – …

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

[ad_1] Passengers wait to enter a railway station, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – What you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Japan COVID cases hit 1 million as infections spread beyond Tokyo …

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Vietnam’s capital to extend COVID-19 curbs as new clusters emerge

[ad_1] A woman wears a protective mask as she exercises on the street amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 31. REUTERS/Thanh Hue HANOI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s capital Hanoi will extend coronavirus restrictions until Aug. 22, its health ministry said on Friday, after authorities warned of …

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