India to extend world’s largest COVID-19 lockdown for two weeks

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to extend the world’s biggest pandemic lockdown for two weeks, state ministers said after talks Saturday (Apr 11) on the growing fallout in the country. The three week lockdown is due to end Tuesday....

Thailand reports its largest daily increase in COVID-19 cases

BANGKOK: Thailand reported 188 new coronavirus infections on Sunday (Mar 22), its largest daily increase, taking the total to 599 cases, a senior health official said. The majority of the new infections are connected to a previous cluster of cases from a boxing...

Singapore reports 13 new COVID-19 cases in largest single-day spike

SINGAPORE: Singapore announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday (Mar 6), the highest daily jump since the outbreak started here. This brings the total number of new coronavirus cases in Singapore to 130 since the first case was confirmed on Jan 23. Advertisement...