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Asia virus latest: Modi apologizes, Australia limits gatherings

Kuwait Times 8h

Asia virus latest: Modi apologizes, Australia limits gatherings

MUMBAI: Vegetable vendors set up their stalls maintaining social distance at an open field during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai yesterday. – AFP HONG KONG: Here are the latest developments from Asia related »»»

Xinhuanet 9h

No massive capital outflows in Hong Kong: monetary authority

Video PlayerClose HONG KONG, March 30 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said on Monday that no significant outflows from the Hong Kong dollar or the banking system were observed during the past six months ending February. With the Hong Kong dollar remained firm, the aggregate bala»»»

Kuna 27.03. 23:50

China reports five coronavirus deaths

KUWAIT, March 27 (KUNA) -- China said Friday five people died of coronavirus, while only one person tested positive with COVID-19 in mainland and 54 cases came from abroad.The National Health Commission said in its daily statement, received by KUNA in Kuwait, one coronavirus infection was registere»»»

The Sun 27.03. 18:38

Woman passes coronavirus to her CAT as pet is taken ill with breathing problems, Belgium public health body says

A WOMAN infected with coronavirus has passed the killer bug to her CAT, health officials in Belgium revealed today. The sick moggy had difficulty breathing and COVID-19 was detected in its poo, authorities said – making this the first confirmed case of a pet in Europe having the virus. Two dogs in »»»
Reuters 27.03. 10:34

Hong Kong reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported 65 new coronavirus infections on Friday, its biggest daily rise so far, taking the total number of cases in the Chinese-ruled city to 518, health officials said. Of the latest cases, 41 had recently returned from traveling abroad. Our Standards:The Thomson R»»»
China Daily 26.03. 04:51

Ban on crowds urged as HK virus cases hit 410

Political advisers and medical experts in Hong Kong on Wednesday called for legislation to ban public gatherings to further reduce the worrying spread of the novel coronavirus in the community.They said the planned alcohol ban would by itself be ineffective in reducing all types of social gathering»»»

Khaleej Times 25.03. 06:35

India's Sensex starts over 600 points higher, pares gains

The concerns over the impact of worldwide lockdowns kept investors on edge, traders said. Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 600 points in opening session on Wednesday after the government took drastic measures to combat Covid-19 outbreak with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing a complete loc»»»
The Times 21.03. 02:11

Death rates from virus vary wildly across globe

ITALY Italy’s Covid-19 death rate — the number of known deaths as a proportion of the total number of confirmed cases — is the highest in the world, at about 8.3 per cent. But this is a very crude measure and unlikely to tell the true story. CHINAWe appear to have better data from China that paints»»»
Arab News 20.03. 11:58

Belgium passes 2,000 coronavirus cases, deaths mount

BRUSSELS: The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Belgium surged past 2,000 on Friday and the number of deaths attributed to the disease COVID-19 jumped by by 16 to 37. According to the country’s national crisis center, 462 new confirmed cases of the virus have been reported, bringing the total»»»
United News of Bangladesh 19.03. 16:00

Thailand says all int'l arrivals need virus-free certifica...

Thailand's government is imposing stricter rules on international travel that require people arriving from all countries to have health certificates stating they do not have the coronavirus, along with medical insurance covering the disease. The measures fall short of the total bans on internationa»»»

Arab Times 19.03. 00:14

COVID-19 cases in India rise to 151, Indians infected abroad 276

NEW DELHI, March 18 (KUNA) — The number of coronavirus infection in India rose to 151 including three dead, while the number of Indians infected abroad are confirmed to be 276 people. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that the total number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 151 includi»»»

The Guardian 17.03. 23:03

‘There is a policy of surrender’: doctor on UK’s Covid-19 failures

Mark Gallagher, a consultant cardiologist, is at home with a temperature of 38 and is pretty certain he has Covid-19. But the NHS will not test him for it. Instead, he has paid for a test kit from a private UK clinic and a colleague in China is sending him another. Gallagher has been in and out of »»»
Emirates 24/7 12.03. 12:11

Thailand reports 11 new coronavirus cases

Thailand reported 11 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 70, Reuters has quoted health officials as saying. All of the new patients had socialised and shared drinks, health officials said, adding that a tourist from Hong Kong had b»»»
WAM 12.03. 06:27

Thailand reports 11 new coronavirus cases

Thu 12-03-2020 09:07 AM Thailand reports 11 new coronavirus cases BANGKOK, 12th March, 2020 (WAM) -- Thailand reported 11 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 70, Reuters has quoted health officials as saying. All of the new patient»»»
The Peninsula 09.03. 08:46

Shanghai Disneyland resumes some resort ops as coronavirus infections slow

Shanghai - Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disneyland said on Monday it will resume a limited number of resort operations as the first step of a phased reopening, although the main theme park will remain shut amid worries about the coronavirus outbreak. Some shopping, dining, and recreational activities »»»
Al Arabiya 08.03. 14:41

Hong Kong confirms third coronavirus death

A 76-year-old Hong Kong woman became the third coronavirus patient who died in the Chinese-ruled city, the Hospital Authority said on Sunday. The female patient had developed fever, shortness of breath, cough and abdominal pain on Feb. 28 and was admitted to hospital the same day. Hong Kong recorde»»»
Gulf News 07.03. 13:03

Coronavirus: 52 test labs for India, with 2 in Delhi

New Delhi: With an increase in load of screening samples from suspected coronavirus cases with symptoms and travel history to affected countries, as many as 52 testing labs have been commissioned across India, including two in Delhi. The Indian Council of Medical Research - the apex body in India f»»»
Middle East Monitor 02.03. 12:26

Kuwait suspends visas for Egyptians over coronavirus fears

Kuwait’s interior ministry has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Egyptian nationals amid fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Al-Qabas newspaper quoted a local security source as saying yesterday. The newspaper said the decision does not include Egyptians with valid residency permi»»»
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