Category Archives: Medical Care

New Zealand Eases COVID-19 Restrictions 

SYDNEY – COVID-19 restrictions are being relaxed in New Zealand as infection rates fall.  In a four-tiered alert system, all but the nation’s biggest city, Auckland, will move to the lowest disease-control level, alert level one on Tuesday.  Auckland will move to alert level two on Wednesday. Health officials have said that by the end

COVID first’: Thai PM Warns Protesters Against Raising Virus Risks

BANGKOK – Thailand’s military-backed prime minister warned protesters on Thursday against heightening COVID-19 risks as they planned large anti-government demonstrations for the weekend. Demonstrators have held two months of near-daily rallies to demand former junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s removal and changes to a constitution they say were designed to extend military dominance after

Singapore reports 49 new COVID-19 cases, 57,406 in total

Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 49 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 57,406. Of the new cases, eight are imported cases, one is a community case and the rest are linked with the dormitories of foreign workers. On Sunday, 65 more cases of COVID-19 infection have

Indonesia reports 3,636 new COVID-19 cases, 73 new deaths

The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 3,636 within one day to 218,382, with the death toll adding by 73 to 8,723, the Health Ministry said on Sunday. According to the ministry, 2,552 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 155,010. The virus has spread to all the

115 more COVID-19 infection cases reported in Myanmar

Myanmar reported 115 more infection cases of COVID-19 on Friday morning, totaling the cases to 2,265, said a release from the Health and Sports Ministry. According to the ministry, a total of 185,474 samples have been tested for COVID-19 since it was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 and 8,750 patients are currently under

Myanmar gov’t restricts domestic travel to curb COVID-19 spread

The Myanmar government announced the restriction of domestic travel to curb the spread of COVID-19 across the country on Thursday. The national level Central Committee for Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19, in its message to the public, urged people not to travel except for health and other emergency matters. The country has been seeing

Myanmar Imposes COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Surge

The government of Myanmar Friday imposed its toughest measures so far to control the spread of the coronavirus, banning travel from its commercial capital, Yangon, the country’s transportation hub and transit point, and grounding all domestic flights. Both measures, announced just hours before taking effect, will be in place until October 1. Myanmar appeared to