Tag Archives: ASEAN

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 200 mln as Delta variant spreads

[ad_1] Aug 4 (Reuters) – Coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 200 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the more-infectious Delta variant threatens areas with low vaccination rates and strains healthcare systems. The global surge in cases is highlighting the widening gap in inoculation rates between wealthy and poor …

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Malaysia reports record 219 COVID-19 deaths on Monday

[ad_1] A cemetery worker wearing protective suit rests on a coffin for a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim at a cemetery in Klang, Malaysia July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s health ministry reported 219 coronavirus deaths on Monday, a daily record, bringing the Southeast …

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Vietnam health ministry reports 7,455 coronavirus infections on Monday

[ad_1] People sit in a restaurant behind plastic dividers as a measure against the sread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 18, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo HANOI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Vietnam reported 7,455 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, down from 8,620 cases on Sunday. Most of …

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Indonesia extends COVID-19 restrictions for outside Java -local media

[ad_1] People exercise at a bridge area as the government eases emergency restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Surabaya, East Java Province, Indonesia August 1, 2021, in this photo taken by Antara Foto/Didik Suhartono/via REUTERS JAKARTA, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Indonesia extended restrictions outside Java island by another …

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Sumatran tigers at Jakarta zoo recovering from coronavirus

[ad_1] JAKARTA, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Two Sumatran tigers at an Indonesian zoo were recovering from COVID-19 after they tested positive in mid-July, the Jakarta government said in a statement on Sunday, adding that authorities were trying to find out how they were infected. Tino, a 9-year old tiger, and …

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COVID-19 surge hits Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record infections

[ad_1] Many nations’ health systems overwhelmed, says WHO chief Delta hits parts of Asia once successful in blocking COVID-19 Thailand says Delta accounts for over 60% of cases China battles Delta outbreak in Nanjing Vietnam announces fresh curbs on movement July 31 (Reuters) – The Olympics host city Tokyo, as …

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Malaysia reports record 17,786 coronavirus cases

[ad_1] Cemetery workers wearing protective suits carry the body of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim at a cemetery in Klang, Malaysia July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s health ministry reported 17,786 coronavirus cases on Saturday, a record number of infections. The total number …

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Thailand reports daily record of new coronavirus cases and new deaths

[ad_1] A Buddhist monk receives a dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a temple as the spread of COVID-19 continues in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa BANGKOK, July 31 (Reuters) – Thailand reported on Saturday a daily record of 18,912 new coronavirus infections, bringing the …

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Asian nations impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions due to Delta outbreaks

[ad_1] July 30 (Reuters) – Asian countries from Australia to Japan and the Philippines announced tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, as they battle worsening coronavirus outbreaks, driven by the more contagious Delta variant. Detected in some 96 countries, the Delta variant, first identified in India, has become a concern globally, …

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Thailand bans “false messages” amid criticism of handling of coronavirus

[ad_1] People wearing masks queue outside the Central Vaccination Center as Thailand opens walk-in first dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination scheme for elders, people with a minimum weight of 100 kg and pregnant women in Bangkok, Thailand, July 22, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo BANGKOK, July 30 (Reuters) – …

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