COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 26 — 16 mln case barrier breached, Vietnam records community transmission

• USA nudges 150,000 dead | • India tops 32,000 deaths | • Singapore nudges 50,000 cases

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 26 — 16 mln case barrier breached, Vietnam records community transmission

As of 00:38 GMT July 26 there was 92,961 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,476 , or 1.61 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 358, or 0.39 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,861** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 25 — new high for daily infections, 16 mln infection barrier to break today

• Brazil tops 85,000 dead | • Philippines tops 50,000 active cases | • COVID-19 returns to Lao PDR

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 25 — new high for daily infections, 16 mln infection barrier to break today

As of 00:32 GMT July 25 there was 91,485 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,967 , or 2.17 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 358, or 0.39 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,068** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday […]

Thailand morning news for July 24

Thailand morning news for July 24

All charges dropped against Red Bull heir accused in death of police officer, Thai Police say Charges have been dropped against the heir to the Red Bull energy drink empire, Vorayuth Yoovidhya, relating to a crash that killed a policeman in 2012, Thai police say, in a case that drew attention to the power of […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 23 — new high for global daily infections & Indonesia deaths

• Asean cases breach 225,000 | • USA tops 2 mln active cases, 145,000 dead | • India nudges 30,000 dead

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 23 — new high for global daily infections & Indonesia deaths

As of 00:42 GMT July 23 there was 88,159 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,242 , or 1.43 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 359, or 0.41 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,346** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday […]

Thailand morning news for July 23

Thailand morning news for July 23

Thailand to be a star player in Covid success story docos The World Health Organization (WHO) has chosen Thailand and New Zealand for its documentaries on successful models of handling and curbing Covid-19. — Bangkok Post Emergency decree extended The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Wednesday approved the extension of the emergency decree […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 22 — 180 days: Philippines tops 70,000, Indonesia nudges 90,000, global infections top 15 mln, USA tops 4 mln

• Asean cases top 220,000 | • Philippine caseload tops 45,000 | • Mexico deaths top 40,000 | • USA nudges 145,000 deaths - 2 mln active cases

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 22 — 180 days: Philippines tops 70,000, Indonesia nudges 90,000, global infections top 15 mln, USA tops 4 mln

As of 00:51 GMT July 22 there was 86,917 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,957 , or 2.30 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 358, or 0.41 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 1,938** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday […]

Thailand morning news for July 22

Thailand morning news for July 22

Another emergency extension to be proposed A committee on lockdown easing will on Wednesday propose that the state of emergency be extended by another month to the end of August, citing increased uncertainty. — Bangkok Post Returning Thais asked to pay for quarantine expenses Thai citizens returning to the country on repatriation flights have been […]

How to return to Thailand (gallery)

How to return to Thailand (gallery)

Around the world tens of thousands of foreigners who ordinarily reside in Thailand have been chomping at the bit trying to get home after inbound air travel was banned for non-Thai citizens in March. As Thailand continues to repatriate its citizens from around the world on the few flights still operating, it has identified five […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 21 — USA nudges 4 mln cases, 2 mln active

• Asean cases top 215,000 | • Brazil tops 80,000 dead | • Global infections to breach 15 mln today

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 21 — USA nudges 4 mln cases, 2 mln active

As of 00:46 GMT July 21 there was 84,960 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 785, or 0.93 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 357, or 0.43 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,475** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday recorded […]

Thailand morning news for July 21

Thailand morning news for July 21

Thai economy won’t need a bailout from the IMF The Thai economy won’t need a bailout from the International Monetary Fund, although the GDP growth for 2020 may end up being the lowest in the region. — The Thaiger Police meet to discus legal action against pro-democracy protesters and organisers Following Saturday’s large protest at […]

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 20 — Indonesia caseload eases on back of record deaths

• Asean cases nudge 215,000 | • Brazil tops 2 mln cases - nears 80,000 dead | • USA nudges 2 mln active cases | • India new cases top 40,000 in 24hrs

COVID-19 in Asean: update for July 20 — Indonesia caseload eases on back of record deaths

As of 00:32 GMT July 20 there was 84,175 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries, an increase of 1,084, or 1.29 per cent, on the day prior. Of this 356, or 0.43 per cent, are serious or critical. A total 2,798** people were discharged or marked as recovered. Indonesia yesterday recorded […]

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