Coronavirus: Asian nations face second wave of imported cases

Seoul (HRNW) – South Korea, China and Singapore are among the Asian countries facing a second coronavirus wave, spurred by people importing it from outside.

China, where the virus first emerged, reported no new domestic cases for the first time since the outbreak began.

Singapore also reported 47 new cases, of which 33 were imported – 30 of them returned Singapore residents.

South Korea saw a jump in new cases with 152.

Japan reported three new cases. Officials have urged people to remain cautious and stay at home.

According to a tally by John Hopkins University in the US, there are 215,955 cases and 8,749 deaths globally due to this pandemic.

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