Asia looks to a Covid future

Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases exceeds 253 million.  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: 



The Hindu: India resumes quarantine-free entry to foreign travellers from 99 countries
Times of India: Explainer: Delta dominates the world but scientists watch for worrisome offspring


Bangkok Post: Economy to recover only in second half of 2022 - survey
The Nation: Bangkok prepares for school reopening on Monday


The Jakarta Globe: Covid-19 mass vaccinations for refugees, asylum seekers
Antara: Over 84 million Indonesians receive full vaccination: Health Ministry

A total of 84,161,759 Indonesians have received a full dose of the Covid-19 vaccination. Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash  


The Asahi Shimbun: Covid-19 cases in Tokyo likely four times the official count
The Mainichi: Over 90 percent of main Japan cities to finish Covid vaccine rollout by end of November


Philippine Star: Philippines OKs booster shots for health workers starting November 17
Rappler: Are we ready for loosest quarantine? Look at Europe


Viet Nam News: "Live fully in Vietnam" campaign welcomes back international visitors
SGGP Online: Tracking Covid-19 cases of home treatment for management, medical support


New Straits Times: 80 percent adolescents fully vaccinated against Covid-19
The Sun Daily: Community empowerment vital in transition from pandemic to endemic stage

- Asia Media Centre