Asia explores the idea of 'endemic' Covid

Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases are at nearly 240 million and across Asia, nations are battling with the virus and rolling out vaccines. At the Asia Media Centre, we're helping you keep track of what's happening with a roundup of media coverage from across the region.

Vaccination rollout around the world and in Asia: 



Times of India: Weekly Covid cases dip to lowest in over seven months
The Hindu: Why three countries have paused Moderna vaccine


Bangkok Post: PM sets November 1 for reopening to foreign tourists from low-risk countries
The Nation: Only double-jabbed, negative passengers can fly in Thailand


The Jakarta Globe: Covid-19 mass vaccination for refugees, asylum seekers
Antara: Indonesia, India, South Korea in Covid vaccine hub race

With falling cases and pushes for vaccines, Indonesia's Covid outlook has been improving dramatically.


The Asahi Shimbun: Trial run starts for resumption of Go To Travel tourism program
The Japan News: Vaccination certificates a ticket to safe audiences at events in Japan


Philippine Star: Nearly 24 million in the Philippines fully vaccinated
Rappler: DOH says Covid-19 cases declining, but three regions still at 'high risk'


Viet Nam News: Sixteen localities agree to resume domestic flights, except for Ha Noi
SGGP Online: Urban spaces need restructuring post-Covid


New Straits Times: No more MyTravelPass, fully vaxxed Malaysians can travel overseas
The Sun Daily: Covid-19 situation improving, Malaysia ready to enter endemic phase

- Asia Media Centre