China starts to report asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

China starts to report asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

BEIJING: Chinese health authorities began on Wednesday (Apr 1) reporting on asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus as part of an effort to allay public fears that people could be spreading the virus without knowing they are infected with it. China, where the coronavirus emerged late last year, has managed to bring its outbreak under control and […]
Bryant’s towel fetches US$33,000 at auction: Report

Bryant’s towel fetches US$33,000 at auction: Report

LOS ANGELES: The towel that Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball League game has fetched more than US$33,000 at auction, the US media said on Sunday (Mar 29). With the towel draped around him to help mop up...
Japan confirms 14 COVID-19 cases at medical centre: Report

Japan confirms 14 COVID-19 cases at medical centre: Report

TOKYO: Japan’s Oita prefecture confirmed two new coronavirus infections at a medical centre on Sunday (Mar 22), bringing the total at the facility to 14 and making it a suspected cluster, Kyodo newswire said.  Two female nurses who work at the Oita Medical...
Japan’s coronavirus infections cross 1,000: Report

Japan’s coronavirus infections cross 1,000: Report

TOKYO: Japan has recorded 1,016 cases of domestically transmitted cases of coronavirus as of Saturday (Mar 21), according to public broadcaster NHK, hitting a new milestone as the nation grapples with pressure to avoid a health crisis ahead of Tokyo Olympics. The...