A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Southeast Asia’s deaths skyrocket as Delta variant engulfs region

  • The region’s outbreak has eclipsed that of previously hard-hit places, with cases jumping 41 per cent over the past week to more than half a million
  • Governments are reimposing growth-sapping movement curbs and have been forced to blow out their fiscal deficits as central banks run short of ammunition

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
A woman and her son pray at the grave of their husband and father at a burial area provided by the government for Covid-19 victims on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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