COVID-19: Daily infections surpass 11,000 Health

COVID-19: Daily infections surpass 11,000

The Ministry of Health reported 11,321 new COVID-19 infections, including 22 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 18pm on August 21, a record high figure since the start of the outbreak in Vietnam.
Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups World

Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health is racing against time to give COVID-19 vaccines to target groups, especially senior citizens, to reduce their death rate, reported the Bangkok Post newspaper.
Malaysia re-imposes movement control order World

Malaysia re-imposes movement control order

Malaysia re-applied the Movement Control Order (MCO) from January 13 to 26 in various locations as the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) was no longer effective, said Noor Hisham, a high-ranking official of the Malaysian Ministry of Health.
Four imported cases of COVID-19 recorded on January 7 Health

Four imported cases of COVID-19 recorded on January 7

Four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed during the past 24 hours to 6pm on January 7, all Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad and being quarantined, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Indonesia enters first recession since 1998 World

Indonesia enters first recession since 1998

Indonesia has officially entered its first recession since the 1998 Asian financial crisis as its economy contracts again in the third quarter of this year, albeit at a slower pace.