Category Archives: Medical Care

COVID-19 Cases In Jakarta Worrying, Governor, Deputy Infected

JAKARTA, Dec 1 (Bernama) — The governor of Jakarta and his deputy have also been infected by COVID-19 as the increase in positive cases in the province has become more worrying. Anies Baswedan in a statement today said the result of his swab test taken yesterday showed a positive result and that two days ago (Nov 29),

Myanmar Government Under Fire as Coronavirus Cases Top 90,000

Myanmar’s government is facing growing criticism from physicians and experts over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic as the country’s number of cases surpassed 90,000 for the first time Tuesday and the health crisis continued to hammer the Southeast Asian region in recent weeks. Maw Maw Oo, a senior emergency physician at the Yangon General

Team Europe COVID-19 response: EU announces €20 million to support health systems in ASEAN

As part of Team Europe’s global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union announced today a new €20 million programme to support the preparedness and response capacities of our partners in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The South-East Asia Pandemic Response and Preparedness programme will be implemented by the World Health Organization,

COVID-19 vaccine to be given free to Malaysians – PM Muhyiddin

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 27  — The COVID-19 vaccine will be given free to Malaysians but foreigners will have to pay a charge determined by the Ministry of Health, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today. The prime minister said the government has no plan to make the vaccination compulsory and the vaccine will be administered only to those who

More than 200 million people, world leaders call for Peace in virtual event

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (NNN-BERNAMA) — More than 200 million people from 194 countries, including world leaders, had gathered virtually on Sunday to call for world peace. Organised by the Universal Peace Foundation (UPF) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, the event was the third of the ‘Rally of Hope’ series, held this year. The first

Myanmar Reports 1,434 New COVID-19 Cases

YANGON, Myanmar recorded 1,434 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 27 more deaths, according to a press release from the health ministry yesterday. The total number of infections in the country has increased to 77,848 with 1,722 deaths. A total of 57,679 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals, the release said. Over one million

COVID-19: Cases in Singapore

As of 21 November 2020, 12pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection. There are 5 imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival in Singapore. Amongst the new cases today, 4 are asymptomatic, and were detected