Coronavirus pandemic, Asia and Oceania


This 15 May 2020 video says about itself:

Coronavirus: New case at Melbourne McDonalds | Nine News Australia

A second McDonalds restaurant has closed and all staff are in isolation after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. It is believed that the two McDonalds cases may be linked.

South Asian countries ease COVID-19 lockdowns despite sharp rise in infections. By our correspondents, 25 May 2020. The absence of health care infrastructure across the region means that huge numbers of cases are going undetected, and many are dying due to a lack of basic medical care.

Gulf States force India and other South Asian states to repatriate impoverished migrant workers. By Shuvu Batta, 25 May 2020. The migrant workers, whose labour has helped keep the Gulf States oligarchs basking in luxury, are being deported as COVID-19 renders them an economic burden and political threat.

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