July 23, 2021 Weekly Covid Update

Infection rates in most locations continue to go the wrong direction. Many countries have again extended or enhanced local restrictions including: Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines and South Korea.  Arrivals from Indonesia, which is now the epicenter of the covid pandemic are being banned in several countries. While restrictions are back in place, the race […]

July 2, 2021 Weekly Covid Report

Tightened Local Restriction Most Locations Rising cases and the threat posed by the Delta variant, which devastated India most recently, have caused several locations to tighten local measures.  Australia has placed four major cities under lockdown, including Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, and Darwin.  Cambodia has closed high-risk businesses and schools in Phnom Penh.  Lockdowns have also […]

June 4, 2021 Weekly Covid Update

I received notification from two USA-based covid reports advising today’s email update would be the last. I look forward to sending you all the same message regarding the situation in Asia. The good news is that vaccinations are effective for reopening economies and borders.  The bad news is that vaccinations aren’t happening quickly enough or […]