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Honolulu to reopen campgrounds for first time in 3 months

Jun. 27, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

HONOLULU -- The city of Honolulu has announced that campgrounds will reopen for the first time in three months with limited permits to ensure social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hawaii News Now reported that the city will issue permits for just over 100 campsites across Oahu. Honolulu Department of...

Indians wearing face masks wait to consult doctors at COVID-19 screening facility inside a government run hospital in Jammu, Saturday, June 27, 2020. India is the fourth hardest-hit country by the pandemic in the world after the U.S., Russia and Brazil. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Asia Today: India passes half a million coronavirus cases

Jun. 27, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus cases crossed half a million on Saturday with another record 24-hour jump of 18,552 infections. The Health Ministry also reported 384 new deaths, raising the total to 15,685. The surge prompted authorities in the northeastern state of Assam to impose...

A worker wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus cleans near a bank's currency advertisement board in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Latest: More virus cases in Seoul as new clusters emerge

Jun. 26, 2020 11:11 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 51 more confirmed coronavirus cases as new clusters emerge in the densely populated Seoul area where people have been increasingly venturing out despite government warnings against complacency. Thirty-five of the new cases are in the capital region, which is at...

A woman holds a sign as protestors gather in Sydney, Saturday, June 13, 2020, during a day of demonstrations across Australia in support of the Black Lives Matter and refugee rights. Protesters in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth were urged to stay away by government officials concerned about the risk of spreading the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Thousands gather for Black Lives Matter rallies in Australia

Jun. 13, 2020 4:50 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Protests went ahead in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in far-flung parts of Australia on Saturday against the advice of government and health authorities but on a significantly smaller scale than the previous weekend, when tens of thousands rallied in cities along the east coast....

Students wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus stand in a line to have their body temperatures checked before entering their classrooms at a middle school in Chungju, South Korea, Monday, June 8, 2020. (In Jin-hyun/Newsis via AP)

The Latest: SKorea requires QR codes at 'high-risk' venues

Jun. 9, 2020 10:44 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 as officials begin requiring nightclubs, karaoke rooms and gyms to register their customers with smartphone QR codes so they could be easily located when needed. The figures from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...

Police checking a few man near a protest to mark the first anniversary of a mass rally against the now-withdrawn extradition bill in Hong Kong, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. One year ago, a sea of humanity, a million people by some estimates, marched through central Hong Kong on a steamy afternoon. It was the start of what would grow into the longest-lasting and most violent anti-government movement the city has seen since its return to China in 1997. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Asia Today: New Delhi reverses limits on testing, sickbeds

Jun. 9, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi has reversed orders that limited the scope of coronavirus testing and reserved hospital beds for city residents as the Indian capital’s caseload continues to surge. Delhi’s numbers of infected jumped to 29,943 on Tuesday of India’s 266,598 total cases...