Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths

The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday reported 14 new coronavirus deaths and 104 additional infections.

A man wearing a protective face mask reads a book in gymnasium which turned into a shelter for the homeless in the Philippine main island to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manila, Philippines, 31 March 2020.

Hundreds of abandoned animals die at Pakistan pet markets

Abandoned when Pakistan's largest cities went into lockdown, hundreds of caged cats, dogs and rabbits have been found dead inside pet markets hurriedly shuttered as the coronavirus spread

A man holds quails while standing in a market in Bara in Pakistan's Khyber tribal region.

Japan set to announce coronavirus emergency

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is set to announce a state of emergency on Tuesday for the capital Tokyo and six other prefectures to stem a worrying rise in coronavirus infections in major ...

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a meeting about the measures against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the prime minister official residence in Tokyo, Japan, 6 April 2020.

Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

Indonesia on Monday confirmed 218 new coronavirus cases, the biggest daily jump since the first cases were announced a month ago, taking the total number of infections to 2,491, a health ministry ...

Medical officers rest during a rapid test amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bandung, West Java province, Indonesia,4  April 2020 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.

Philippines reports 11 more deaths

The Philippines’ Health Ministry on Monday reported 11 additional deaths and 414 new infections from of the coronavirus outbreak

Filipino Catholics wearing protective masks hold palm fronds and other plants outside their homes as they wait for the blessing of a priest roaming around neighbourhoods to celebrate Palm Sunday amid the lockdown.

'Japan PM Abe set to declare state of emergency'

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus spreading across the country, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, as the ...

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe, wearing a protective face mask, gestures next to Japan's finance minister Taro Aso during an upper house parliamentary session, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan on 1 April 2020.

Tokyo sees highest jump in virus cases in one day

More than 130 people were newly infected with the novel coronavirus in Tokyo, Japan's NHK public broadcaster reported on Sunday, citing officials from the metropolitan government.

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walk on the crossing at Shibuya shopping and amusement district in Tokyo, Japan 31 March 2020.

Philippines reports 8 new coronavirus deaths

The Philippine health ministry reported on Sunday 8 additional coronavirus deaths and 152 newly confirmed cases

A man wearing a protective mask on his neck walks past closed shops in an empty street following the lockdown in the Philippine capital to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manila, Philippines, 24 March 2020.

Pakistan, Bangladesh try to stop Friday prayers to avert coronavirus

Police in Pakistan will enforce a strict lockdown to prevent people from going to mosques to offer Friday prayers and fuel a rise in coronavirus infection, officials said, after failing to prevent ...

Muslims run to join others for Friday prayer, despite lockdown after Pakistan shut all markets, public places and discouraged large gatherings amid an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Karachi, Pakistan on 27 March.

China's Hubei reports 4 new coronavirus deaths

Mainland china reported 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases, including two locally transmitted infections, the country's national health commission said on Friday

People wearing face masks eat “Regan Noodle”, Wuhan’s signature hot dried noodles, for breakfast at a residential area blocked by barriers in Wuhan, Hubei.
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