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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Infection spike in Asia spurs warnings

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Health workers perform the burial of a person who died of COVID-19 at a graveyard, during rain, in Ajmer

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
Virus spikes in Asia spur warnings: Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia, India and Hong Kong reporting record daily cases, Vietnam testing thousands and North Korea urging vigilance. Asian governments had largely prided themselves on rapidly containing initial outbreaks after the virus emerged in central China late last year, but flare-ups this month have shown the danger of complacency. Read here to know what their governments are saying

Let’s look at the global statistics:

Total Confirmed Cases: 17,039,160

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 5:25 PM IST

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