Cases continue to decline across much of Asia - Regional roundup Nov 10

Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has risen above 51,000,000. Nations across Asia are battling the virus in their own ways with varying degrees of success. At the Asia Media Centre, we've gathered media coverage from across the region as countries grapple with the pandemic.

Confirmed cases of Covid-19 around the world and in Asia: 51,195,447



Read India media reports:

Times of India:
NDTV: India plans early Covid-19 vaccine as Oxford University deliveries run late 
The Print: Coronavirus: Latest updates on cases in India



Read Thailand media reports:

Bangkok Post: Phuket's push for foreign visitors 
The Nation: Covid-19 cases exceed 100,000 a day for the first time, even as the nation is split on the pandemic vs. the economy


Read Indonesia media reports:

The Jakarta Post: Controlled pandemic key to recovery as Indonesia falls into recession
The Jakarta Globe: Number of Active Coronavirus Cases in Steady Decline


Read Singapore media reports:

Today: 7 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, all imported
Channel News Asia: Badly hit by COVID-19, when will Singapore's jobs market recover? An explainer

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Singapore's TraceTogether app, released by the Singaporean government.


Read Chinese media reports:

Sixth Tone: Robot Inoculators Accelerate China’s Vaccine Rollout
Xinhua: China dispatches medical team to assist COVID-19 fight in Gambia

South Korea

Read South Korean media reports:

Yonhap News Agency: S. Korean economy faces growing downside risks amid global flare-up in COVID-19
The Korea Herald: Korea’s COVID-19 positivity rate rises on first day of new social distancing rules


Read Japan media reports:

The Japan Times: Covid-19 news updates (updated continuously)
The Asahi Shimbun: Ceremony to proclaim crown prince held amid virus precautions


Read Myanmar media reports:

Myanmar Times: Second 'Let's beat Covid-19 together" campaign launched 
Frontier Myanmar: Long lines point to high turnout as voting ends in Myanmar’s general election

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Social distancing remains in place as winter draws in in some parts of Asia | Photo: Pixbay


Read Philippines media reports:

Philippine Star: Live updates: Covid-19 and extended quarantine in the Philippines
Rappler: Festive Filipinos trying to save Christmas from coronavirus


Read Malaysia media reports:

Malaysiakini: Covid-19 in Malaysia
New Straits Times: Case and cluster update (updated continuously) 


Read Bangladesh media reports:

New Age: Curative measures outweigh preventive ones in COVID-19 response in Bangladesh


Read Vietnam media reports:

Viet Nam NewsWith COVID-19 vaccine prospects uncertain, VN committed to prevention measures and safe living


- Asia Media Centre