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Japan to require COVID tests for all visitors from China

Japan to require COVID tests for all visitors from China

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Tuesday that Japan will tighten border controls against COVID-19 by requiring tests for all visitors from China starting Friday as a temporary emergency measure against the surging...

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India to randomly test international visitors for COVID-19

India to randomly test international visitors for COVID-19

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando India has begun randomly testing international passengers arriving at its airports for COVID-19, the country’s health minister said Thursday, citing an increase in cases in neighboring China.Mansukh Mandaviya announced the new rule in...

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Chinese with mild COVID urged to work as restrictions ease

Chinese with mild COVID urged to work as restrictions ease

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Several local governments in China encouraged people with mild cases of COVID-19 to go to work this week, another sign of the difficulty the country faces as its rollback of virus-containment measures sets off a wave of infections — and...

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2 COVID-19 deaths reported in Beijing as virus surges

2 COVID-19 deaths reported in Beijing as virus surges

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Chinese health authorities on Monday announced two additional COVID-19 deaths, both in the capital Beijing, that were the first reported in weeks and come during an expected surge of illnesses after the nation eased its strict...

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Thailand’s king, queen test positive for COVID-19

Thailand’s king, queen test positive for COVID-19

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Thailand's king and queen have tested positive for COVID-19, and so far have only mild symptoms, the royal palace said Saturday. Doctors prescribed treatment for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 70, and Queen Suthida, 44, and requested them to...

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