Over 100 million Covid cases in Asia

Coronavirus infections in Asia has passed 100 million mark this week. With more than half of the world’s population, Asia contributes 21% of all reported COVID-19 cases. The highly contagious but less deadly BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron has pushed the figures to greater highs in recent weeks in countries such as South Korea, China and Vietnam. India has reported fewer than 2,000 cases per day for the past 11 days versus its peak this year in January of over 300,000 cases on average per day.