Weekly Covid Update | January 7, 2022

Happy New Year. We enter 2022 in a similar place as the previous year as we wait and see regarding the full impact of the Omicron variant.  Overall, countries are extending existing tight border restrictions.  With the exception of Australia, most countries in Asia have not yet experienced outbreaks like South Africa, USA, UK and […]

September 17, Weekly Covid Report

Some good news on borders this week.   Indonesia is now permitting entry and offshore e-visa applications for those who are vaccinated.  Plans for the future include opening further to foreigners in November once vaccination rates reach 70%.   (Their rate of fully vaccinated residents is at 16% today).  In Macau, starting 20 September, it is […]

September 10, 2021 Covid Update

Live with it.   As vaccination programs advance and more local populations are protected from hospitalization and severe illness from Covid-19, countries are shifting policies from lockdown to policies that control outbreaks while permitting life to go on. Planning is underway for what comes next.  Singapore’s first quarantine-free flight arrived from Germany this week amidst […]