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Coronavirus latest: India tops 6,000 cases for fifth straight day

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 5,495,061, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 346,232.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Tuesday, May 26

2:30 p.m. India’s Glenmark Pharmaceuticals will begin a clinical trial to test a combination of two anti-viral drugs — favipiravir and umifenovir — as a COVID-19 treatment. The study hopes to enlist 158 moderately

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Coronavirus latest: India cases surge as domestic flights resume

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 5,380,774, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 343,880.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Monday, May 25

4:50 p.m. Russia reports 8,946 new cases and 92 deaths, bringing the country total to 353,427 cases and 3,633 deaths.

4:40 p.m. India reports 6,977 new cases, bringing the country total to 138,845 and

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Coronavirus latest: Thailand reports zero cases again

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 5,380,774, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The worldwide death toll has hit 343,880.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Monday, May 25

6:39 a.m. Tokyo potentially undercounted deaths from coronavirus by more than 200 in the five weeks starting Feb. 17. The official count for the capital came to 16 deaths for the period.

2:25 a.m.

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Modi buried under avalanche of COVID-19 cases and 120m jobless

NEW DELHI — India has seen a sharp spike in new coronavirus cases with the total crossing 125,000, about 70% of which surfaced in this month alone. This has forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to review its strategy to contain the outbreak, which has shocked an already slowing economy, adding to joblessness and despair.

A high-level ministerial meeting chaired by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on May 15 discussed focusing COVID-19 management on the states having the highest number of cases and fatalities, as well as on treatment, “for which timely detection of infection and contact tracing [are] the best

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