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Asia Pacific · July 31, 2021 · 2:18 PM UTCCOVID-19 surge hits Asia; Tokyo, Thailand, Malaysia post record infections
The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced record COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant of the disease.
Asia PacificAustralia's east coast battles rising COVID-19 cases
Australia's east coast states of New South Wales and Queensland faced an escalating battle against the COVID-19 Delta variant on Sunday, with millions under strict lockdown and authorities urging more testing and vaccinations to rein in the outbreaks.