Virus toll reaches 2981 in China
Mainland China had 119 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, the country's National Health Commission said on Wednesday, down slightly from 125 on the previous day
4 March 2020, 4:15
Singapore migrant workers live in fear as virus hits dorms
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible
21 hours ago
Philippines reports 14 new coronavirus deaths
The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday reported 14 new coronavirus deaths and 104 additional infections.
7 April 2020, 9:58
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
7 April 2020, 7:39
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 ...
7 April 2020, 3:06
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 ...
6 April 2020, 9:33
Philippines reports 11 more deaths
The Philippines’ Health Ministry on Monday reported 11 additional deaths and 414 new infections from of the coronavirus outbreak
6 April 2020, 9:09
'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 ...
6 April 2020, 2:40
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.
5 April 2020, 9:45
Philippines reports 8 new coronavirus deaths
The Philippine health ministry reported on Sunday 8 additional coronavirus deaths and 152 newly confirmed cases
5 April 2020, 9:23
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 ...
3 April 2020, 7:33
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
3 April 2020, 2:52