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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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How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus

[ad_1] July 26 (Reuters) – The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. Vaccine protection …

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Southeast Asia COVID-19 cases hit new highs, Malaysian doctors protest

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 (Reuters) – Thailand reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Monday, while Malaysia has notched up more than 1 million infections, as the virulent Delta variant carves a deadly path through Southeast Asia – now a global epicentre for the virus. Thailand had 15,376 …

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Vaccinated people make up 75% of recent COVID-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill

[ad_1] A medical worker prepares a syringe at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Singapore, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo SINGAPORE, July 23 (Reuters) – Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore’s COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks, but they were not falling seriously ill, government data …

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COVID-19 surge sparks bond rally, stocks on worst run in 18 months

[ad_1] World share index sees first 5-day fall since Feb 2020 U.S. indexes drop more than 1% in early trading Dollar rises broadly but Japanese yen edges up Oil prices fall almost 4% after OPEC+ resolves spat Government bond yields burrow lower amid COVID angst LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – …

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Singapore sees COVID-19 cases double overnight as testing ramps up

[ad_1] A woman wears a face mask at a shop in Little India district, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Singapore, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su SINGAPORE, July 19 (Reuters) – Singapore on Monday saw new local coronavirus cases almost double from the previous day to 163, …

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Singapore reports 88 new local COVID-19 cases, highest in 11 months

[ad_1] Office workers wearing masks cross a street during lunch hour, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Dawn Chua SINGAPORE, July 18 (Reuters) – Singapore’s health ministry reported 88 new locally-transmitted coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest daily toll since August last year, driven by …

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All on Singapore cruise ship confined to cabins after suspected COVID-19 case

[ad_1] SINGAPORE, July 14 (Reuters) – A Genting Cruise Lines’ ship on a “cruise to nowhere” has returned to Singapore after a passenger was suspected of having contracted COVID-19 and the nearly 3,000 passengers and crew on board have been confined to their cabins. A 40-year-old passenger tested positive to …

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Singapore to ease more coronavirus curbs from Monday

[ad_1] People wearing face masks cross a road amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore May 20, 2021. REUTERS/Caroline Chia SINGAPORE, July 7 (Reuters) – Singapore will further loosen coronavirus restrictions from next week, including allowing up to five people to dine at restaurants, its health ministry said on …

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Turkey halts flights from six countries due to coronavirus variants

[ad_1] A social distancing sign is seen before the Turkish Airlines check-in counters at the international departure terminal of the Istanbul Airport amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Istanbul, Turkey June 19, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer ISTANBUL, June 28 (Reuters) – Turkey has halted flights and all direct travel from …

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