Asia is now seeing a resurgence of Covid 19 cases driven largely by the dreaded Delta variant. Some countries in the region are even posting record numbers in terms of daily infections like Malaysia and the Philippines. Indonesia also posted a record number of deaths from the virus on August 19, 2021 - at 1,492. Japan which successfully hosted the Summer Olympic Games recently, has also seen a surge in its numbers.
- Publication date
- 24 August 2021