Vaccination numbers climb across Asia

Around the world, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has hit 224 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 Hindu: Congress will seek compensation for those hit by Covid
Times of India: India administers 750 million Covid doses, 41 percent of the population has had at least one dose


Bangkok Post: Slow Covid decline, but daily cases still above 13,000
The Nation: Bangkok among five more provinces reopening to foreign tourists on October 1


The Jakarta Globe: Indonesia lifts highest Covid-19 alert level after surge slows
Antara: Government targeting two million Covid vaccinations per day: VP

The Indonesian government is planning to vaccinate up to two million people per day. Photo by Fadil Fauzi on Unsplash  


The Asahi Shimbun: Japan shoots for November to end virus restrictions across nation
The Japan Times: Japan's two-shot vaccination rate tops 50 percent as it tracks G7 peers


Philippine Star: Philippines logs new record of daily Covid cases with more than 26,000 reported
Rappler: Two million students not yet enrolled as second year of remote classes begin


Viet Nam News: Ho Chi Minh City develops seven key strategies after September 15, will issues 'Covid-19 green cards'
SGGP Online: PM warns against hastiness in reopening after lockdown


New Straits Times: Government and political coalition PH to sign MoU on political stability in managing pandemic
The Star: Schools to reopen with rules next month

- Asia Media Centre