A man reacts as a health care worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 testing in Medan, Indonesia’s North Sumatra, on Monday. Photo: EPA
A man reacts as a health care worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 testing in Medan, Indonesia’s North Sumatra, on Monday. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: Indonesia faces virus ‘time bomb’ after Eid; Thai prison cluster widens

  • Thailand reported 9,635 new daily infections on Monday, the highest-single day increase since the pandemic began
  • Elsewhere, India’s daily cases fell below 300,000 for the first time in weeks, while New Zealand opened a travel bubble with the Cook Islands

A man reacts as a health care worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 testing in Medan, Indonesia’s North Sumatra, on Monday. Photo: EPA
A man reacts as a health care worker collects a swab sample for Covid-19 testing in Medan, Indonesia’s North Sumatra, on Monday. Photo: EPA
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