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South Korea reports largest jump in new coronavirus cases since March

Authorities have been struggling to stem transmissions linked to churches, nursery homes, schools, restaurants and door-to-door salespeople

16 Aug 2020 10:20 AM

South Korea fears infections getting out of control

With 103 new cases reported Friday, this is the first time since late March that the daily increase surpassed 100 two days in a row

15 Aug 2020 11:05 AM

Puzzling New Zealand virus outbreak grows to 17 cases

Lockdown in Auckland could be extended well beyond an initial three days as the source of new infections continues to stump officials

13 Aug 2020 11:55 AM

Australia’s hotspot state tells citizens not to panic buy

Production of beef, lamb and pork has been reduced by one third to reduce chances of virus spread in meat processing plants

06 Aug 2020 11:30 AM

Australia's virus cases soar despite month-long lockdown

The virus has spread rapidly through nursing homes in Melbourne, with almost 1,500 active infections now linked to the facilities

05 Aug 2020 11:33 AM

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Australia's second-biggest city imposes overnight curfew

Victoria, which is Australia's second most populated state, declared state of disaster over spike in new coronavirus cases

02 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

China records highest surge in coronavirus cases since April

Authorities have rolled out mass testing for hundreds of thousands of people in the port city of Dalian, as well as in Xinjiang's Urumqi

27 Jul 2020 9:21 AM

China rejects food imports after virus detected in shipments

Worries have risen since a June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city’s largest wholesale market

11 Jul 2020 1:36 PM

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years

Victoria, Australia's most populous state, will be closed off from the rest of the country, and its 6.6 million residents along with it

06 Jul 2020 9:50 AM

‘Don’t plan vacations yet’, South Korea tells citizens

As the country experiences its second wave of virus spread, authorities issue warnings ahead of the holiday season

29 Jun 2020 1:45 PM

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Australia sees second wave of virus after restrictions eased

The country reported its biggest daily rise in COVID-19 cases in the last two months and is now considering reimposing social distancing

29 Jun 2020 11:24 AM

Global coronavirus cases near 10 million

Some countries are experiencing a resurgence in infections, leading authorities to partially reinstate lockdowns

28 Jun 2020 8:52 AM

US sees biggest yet single-day surge in coronavirus cases

The worst-affected in the world right now, US’s daily tally reported 45,242 new cases today

27 Jun 2020 8:41 PM

Australia starts virus testing blitz to stop second wave in Melbourne

30 new COVID-19 infections reported in Melbourne overnight in a continuing outbreak that has raised fears of a second wave in Australia

26 Jun 2020 12:09 PM

Israel, Palestinians tighten restrictions as coronavirus reemerges

The Palestinian Authority put the West Bank city of Hebron on lockdown as well

24 Jun 2020 3:37 PM

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Australia reimposes restrictions in its second-most populous state

Victoria state recorded double-digit increases in COVID-19 cases for a fourth consecutive day

20 Jun 2020 4:03 PM

China's latest virus outbreak likely came from Europe: UN

To date, Chinese officials have identified 158 cases in Beijing in the past week

20 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

South Korea has biggest daily coronavirus rise in 3 weeks

South Korea is seeking to contain a spike in fresh virus transmissions since early May when it eased social distancing rules

20 Jun 2020 2:34 PM

Beijing reports drop in new coronavirus cases

Officials reported 22 new cases in Beijing on Saturday, along with five others elsewhere in the country

20 Jun 2020 9:42 AM

China finds heavy coronavirus traces in seafood, meat sections of Beijing food market

Experts suspect the area’s low temperature and high humidity may have been contributing factors

18 Jun 2020 7:31 PM

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