Tag Archives: EMRG

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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Russia reports 23,807 new COVID-19 cases, 792 deaths

[ad_1] Paramedic Yulia Medvedeva wearing protective suit visits a COVID-19 patient in the village of Martyushevo, Omsk region, Russia July 28, 2021. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko MOSCOW, July 31 (Reuters) – Russia reported 23,807 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, including 3,514 in Moscow, taking the national tally of infections to 6,265,873. Russia’s …

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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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India reports most new COVID cases in three weeks

[ad_1] NEW DELHI, July 30 (Reuters) – India reported 44,230 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the most in three weeks, the latest evidence of a worrying trend of rising cases that has forced one state to lock down amid fears of another wave of infections. India was battered by the …

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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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Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths reach record high for third time

[ad_1] People line up to receive vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre in the Globus shopping mall in Vladimir, Russia July 15, 2021. Picture taken July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Polina Nikolskaya MOSCOW, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia reported 799 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, an all-time high it …

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Thailand reports daily record of 17,669 coronavirus cases

[ad_1] July 29 (Reuters) – Thailand reported on Thursday a daily record of 17,669 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 561,030 since the start of the pandemic last year. The country also reported a record 165 COVID-19 deaths, also a daily record, bringing the total number …

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