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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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Hong Kong reclassifies 15 countries as ‘high risk’ for COVID-19

[ad_1] HONG KONG, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s government said it would upgrade 15 overseas places including the United States, Spain and France to “high risk” from “medium risk” by Aug. 20, meaning international arrivals from those countries will face lengthened quarantine due to a resurgence of the coronavirus. …

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Japan to extend COVID-19 “state of emergency” lockdown through mid-Sept -report

[ad_1] TOKYO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Japanese government is set to extend its “state of emergency” soft lockdown in regions including Tokyo to the middle of September as well as adding several other regions, the Sankei Shimbun daily reported on Monday. The current state of emergency is due to …

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China’s new local COVID-19 infections fall for sixth day

[ad_1] A thermal imaging camera is seen, following new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China, August 10, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING, Aug 16 (Reuters) – New local COVID-19 infections in China declined for a sixth day, official data showed on Monday, as most regions pulled the latest outbreak …

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India reports 32,937 new coronavirus infections

[ad_1] People wait in a queue to receive the vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a shopping mall in Mumbai, India, August 11, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas MUMBAI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – India reported 32,937 fresh infections of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking its total caseload to 32.23 …

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Australia extends COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne, reinstates night curfew

[ad_1] A lone woman, wearing a protective face mask, walks across an unusually quiet city centre bridge on the first day of a lockdown as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders/File Photo SYDNEY, …

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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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Main Cuban oxygen plant fails amid COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] People walk under a Cuban flag at a commercial area amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Havana, Cuba, August 3, 2021. Picture taken August 3, 2021. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini HAVANA, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Cuba’s public health minister said on Sunday efforts were underway to …

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Children hospitalized with COVID-19 in U.S. hits record number

[ad_1] Aug 14 (Reuters) – The number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the United States hit a record high of just over 1,900 on Saturday, as hospitals across the South were stretched to capacity fighting outbreaks caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant. The Delta variant, which is rapidly …

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Russia reports 21,624 new COVID-19 cases, 816 deaths

[ad_1] Medical specialists are seen outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva MOSCOW, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Russia reported 21,624 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 1,954 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since …

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