Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is approaching 220 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:
The Asahi Shimbun: Covid-19 state of emergency to be extended in Tokyo, elsewhere
The Japan Times: Canada, France and Singapore begin to recognise Japan's vaccine passports
New Straits Times: Vaccination for below 18 only when a state reaches 80 percent of vaccinated adults
The Star: Health Minister: High number of Covid-19 deaths at highly vaccinated areas due to backlog of reports