Singapore: Stay-home notice cut short for travellers from high-risk areas World

Singapore: Stay-home notice cut short for travellers from high-risk areas

All new travellers with recent travel history in the past 21 days to higher risk countries/regions immediately prior to arrival in Singapore will have their stay-home notice (SHN) cut to 14 days, instead of 21 days, to be served at dedicated facilities as from June 23, said the local Health Ministry.
Indonesia tries to protect medical workers from infecting SARS-CoV-2 World

Indonesia tries to protect medical workers from infecting SARS-CoV-2

Chairman of the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) Daeng M. Fiqih said his association had coordinated with the national COVID-19 task force and relevant departments to ensure the availability of protective equipment in hospitals and health facilities so as to prevent more deaths among health workers.
Vietnam conducts more than 1 million PCR tests Health

InfographicVietnam conducts more than 1 million PCR tests

According to the General Department of Preventive Medicine, since the COVID-19 began in late January to 3:00 PM on August 24, 2020, Vietnam has conducted 1,009,145 RealTime RT-PCR tests. On August 24 alone, the number reaches 11,698.
Indonesia specifies focuses in coping with COVID-19 pandemic World

Indonesia specifies focuses in coping with COVID-19 pandemic

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on May 11 stressed three focuses to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, namely scaling up tests, boosting surveillance on migrant workers who will come back home, and accelerating the production of medical equipment and COVID-19 medicine.