New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling Wednesday to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation's largest city went back into lockdown...

The Latest: Virus reemerges in New Zealand after 102 days

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first cases of ...

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the fi...

The Latest: India adds 1,000 dead, 62,000 new infections

NEW DELHI — India has registered a record 1,007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases. The Health Ministry says the total fat...

Asia Today: Australian state's infections 'relatively flat'

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The coronavirus infection rate in Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state has been “relatively flat” in the past week, a state health official said. Victoria ...

UN chief says 1 billion students affected by virus closures

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 coun...

The Latest: UN says 1 billion students affected by closures

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief says the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July affecting ...

Vietnam confirms 21 more cases in new virus outbreak

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has confirmed 21 more coronavirus cases linked to three hospitals in the central city of Da Nang, the health ministry said Monday. The country, which had lifted many rest...

CECC advisor urges Taiwanese public not to fixate on maintaining zero cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) advisory specialist panel convener Chang Shan-chwen (張上淳) on Monday (Aug. 3) urged the public not to overlook the long-term pandemic...

Vietnam reports more than 2 dozen new cases, 2nd death

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam reported more than two dozen new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, while a second man died of virus complications a day after the country recorded its first death fro...

Belgian engineer tests positive for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Belgian engineer has become the focus of fears that 110 days in Taiwan without any local transmissions of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have come to an end. In an ...

Taiwan confirms 7 new coronavirus cases, including 1 imported or local

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed Saturday (Aug. 1), with six listed as imported but the origin of one case still to be determined, throwing d...

Vietnam reports 3rd death, more cases linked to hospital

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A third person died of coronavirus complications in Vietnam, officials said Saturday, a day after it recorded its first-ever death as it struggles with a renewed outbreak after 9...

Vietnam reports 1st coronavirus death in renewed outbreak

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese state media reported on Friday the country's first ever death of a person with the coronavirus as it struggles with a renewed outbreak after 99 days without any cases....

Taiwan doctor warns of potential 'coronavirus tsunami'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department Director Hsieh Tsung-hsueh (謝宗學) on Tuesday (July 28) warned that Taiwanese citizens' relaxed att...