Here are some important developments:
- China said Friday that it was Consider a draft proposal It was submitted by the World Health Organization to further examine the origins of the pandemic, a day after WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged the Chinese government to be more transparent with international researchers.
- Thailand on Friday 9,692 new daily infections were recorded, bringing the total number of cases to more than 381,000. Bangkok has struggled to crush a different recent delta wave, and only about 5 percent of Thailand’s population is fully immune.
- Los Angeles County announced Thursday It will revive the indoor mask mandate in response to the rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations associated with deltavariants.
- Indonesia on Friday 1,025 deaths were recorded Reuters reported that the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a record number that brings the total death toll in the Southeast Asian country since the beginning of the epidemic to more than 71,000.