Daily death toll from coronavirus declines in some global hotspots, but Japan set for emergency as global cases near 1.3 million, deaths top 69,000.
A tourist who died of Covid-19 had earlier withheld information about visits to a coronavirus hotspot, resulting in 112 medical staff being placed in quarantine.
BANGKOK: The Bank of Thailand (BoT) will hold a briefing on Tuesday on measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
JAKARTA: Indonesia on Monday confirmed 218 new coronavirus cases, the biggest daily jump since the first cases were announced a month ago, taking the total number of infections to 2,491, a Health Ministry official said.
KANCHANABURI: The mahouts at an elephant camp in this western province have resorted to swimming in a nearby lake to gather weeds for fodder, as a nationwide lockdown has left them without tourist dollars needed to pay for the fruit their animals like.
LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in hospital after being admitted for tests following 10 days of persistent symptoms of coronavirus, but the government insisted Monday he remained in charge.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu: A deadly Pacific cyclone intensified as it hit Vanuatu on Monday, threatening a natural disaster that experts fear will undermine the impoverished nation's battle to remain coronavirus-free.
Thailand logs 51 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths on Monday, but official warns of many suspected new infections, says dead man was only 28.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu: A deadly Pacific cyclone intensified as it hit Vanuatu on Monday, threatening a natural disaster that experts fear will undermine the impoverished Pacific nation's battle to remain coronavirus-free.
YANGON: From meditation to memory games, former political prisoners in Myanmar are dishing out tips on surviving isolation in a pandemic as the country once severed from the world again closes its borders.