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India’s Covid-19 crisis has exposed a wide digital divide, prompting many grassroots groups to focus on connecting poorer women without Internet access to healthcare and financial support, or simply to help them keep in contact with loved ones.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The second phase of Brunei Darussalam’s Covid-19 vaccination programme for teachers, childcare staff and adults at high risk or suffering from chronic diseases commenced on Monday (June 21), at nationwide inoculation centres.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The second phase of Brunei Darussalam’s Covid-19 vaccination programme will begin on June 21, focussing on teachers, childcare staff and adults at high risk or suffering from chronic diseases.
KUALA KRAI (Bernama): They had to board a boat and brave swift currents on the Kelantan River, but this did not weaken the spirits of 39 personnel from the Kuala Krai District Health Office (PKD) when travelling to Kampung Bahagia near here for a Covid-19 vaccination outreach programme on June 6.
JOHOR BARU: Anuar Salam was watching television at home when he suddenly heard a loud scream coming from his next-door neighbour’s house.
PASIR GUDANG: An elderly couple was found dead at their home in Taman Scientex here before post-mortem revealed one of them had Covid-19.
TAIPEI (Reuters): Taiwan will extend its Covid-19 restrictions for another two weeks until June 28 and schools will remain shut until the summer vacation, the government said on Monday (June 7), adding that its outbreak has not yet stabilised.
JITRA (Bernama): Some senior citizens here are facing mobility issues in getting their Covid-19 vaccine. It is clear they are not rejecting the vaccine as many have already registered for their shots, but some of them, particularly those who are bedridden due to chronic diseases or too weak to move because of old age, simply do not have the ability to go to the vaccination centres by themselves.
INTERACTIVE: More Covid-19 patients are being brought in dead – why this happens and what needs to be done
In a grim new challenge facing health authorities, a rising number of people with Covid-19 are taken to hospital only after their deaths. We look at the figures and speak to experts to find out why this is happening and what needs to be done.
KUALA LUMPUR: Vaccine recipients at the vaccination centre (PPV) at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Mitec) expressed their satisfaction with the smooth process.