Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus Asia: outbreak shortens Vietnam’s Communist Party congress; Japan to extend state of emergency

  • Vietnam reported 34 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday as it approved the AstraZeneca vaccine and announced the early end of its five-yearly congress
  • Japan is ready to announce that a state of emergency in some prefects will continue from February 7, and Taiwan reported its first Covid-19 death since May

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters
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