(Bloomberg) — New coronavirus flareups emerged in Asia, with Vietnam reporting its first cases in more than three months, while North Korea locked down a city after it found a person who may be infected.
Other hot spots intensified, with Australia’s Victoria state reporting a record 532 new cases. China’s cases jumped as a flareup in Xinjiang grew. Tokyo has seen more than 200 new cases for six days in a row, while Hong Kong has had at least 100 local infections for five straight day.
In Europe, Spain is scrambling to stay ahead of new outbreaks that prompted the U.K. to impose a quarantine on travelers returning from the country. Reported cases and fatalities fell in many U.S. states hit hard by the coronavirus, including Florida, Arizona, California and Texas — though reported numbers are often incomplete on weekends.
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Australia’s Victoria state recorded 532 new Covid-19 cases as authorities struggle to bring a second wave of infections under control.
The daily tally announced Monday follows the 459 new cases reported the previous day in Victoria, and is a new national record. There were six additional fatalities, State Premier Daniel Andrews said at a press conference.
Authorities are battling to contain a fresh wave of infections after about 5 million people in Melbourne were plunged back into lockdown more than two weeks ago.China reported 61 new coronavirus cases as a flareup in Xinjiang grew. The far west […]