Missions Week 2021

Covid-19 restricted international travel and disrupted many things we are used to. However, the Gospel is not restricted and missions is not on lockdown!

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Faith Pledge

Missions Faith Pledge is an expression of our faith in God as we endeavour to partner with Missions Office by giving financially to support the ministry. This is a covenant between us and God, trusting Him to fulfil our commitment.

Current & Upcoming Events

Pray for Nations  Wave3

Our Senior Pastors gave the clarion call to heighten our dependency on God through prayer. In answering this call, Missions Office launched a lunchtime Pray for Nations in 2020. We will be continuing this lunchtime Pray for Nations in 2022. Do join us and let us fast and pray (Neh 1:3-4) for the nations in our regions.

Every Wednesday from 12 Jan 2022 till 25 May 2022
12:00noon  – 12:45 pm

& every Sunday  from 16 Jan2022  till 5 Jun 2022
11:15am – 12: 15am

Register at https://cefc.ch/P4NW3

Prayer Walk for Nations

Walk the Land!
Prayer Walk for Nations – join us for an experiential journey through landmarks in Singapore.

Discover God’s heart for the nations on an experiential journey through landmarks like Little India and Geylang Serai. Use the interactive app available that will guide you through your prayer journey. Register today as a family or with your friends at cefc.ch/pw4n.

COVID-19 Situation Updates

Situational updates across the regions

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 and the rise of the Omicron virus in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

  1. All fully vaccinated travellers1and non-fully vaccinated children2aged 12 and below are permitted  to enter Singapore. They will not need to apply for entry approvals or take any COVID-19 tests. Singapore has re-opened for business and activities have resumed. Some Safe Management Measures (SMMs) remain in place.
  2. Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Timor Leste have all seen a decline in Covid 19 cases, resulting in greater travel between these countries.
  3. In Indochina, while Thailand has seen a daily average of about 6 thousand cases this past week, and Vietnam having a daily average of about 2,500 cases, cases in Nepal, Myanmar and Cambodia have fallen significantly. Vaccination rate for all countries in the region have risen except for Myanmar which has recorded only 44 per cent the population being fully vaccinated.
  4. In South Asia, the spread in India has dipped to a daily average of about 2,300 cases in the past week. In Sri Lanka too, cases have decreased, averaging a daily low double digit this past week. Vaccination rate in India are around 63 per cent for this large population whereas in Sri Lanka the vaccination rate is now 66 per cent of the population.
  5. In East Asia, while Taiwan has seen a drastic spike to about 65 thousand cases daily, Japan had a daily average of about 35 thousand cases this past week. The spread in Mongolia has fallen to a daily average of about 300 cases, while Hong Kong saw a daily average of about 300 cases this past week. In China, cases are averaging about 6,500 daily this week, a slow but steady decline from a month ago. All countries in  the region and is doing well in their vaccination exercises.

For detailed information click below.

https://missions.cefc.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Situation-Framework-for-Covid-19-as-at-17-May-2022.pdf

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 and the rise of the Omicron virus in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

  1.  Singapore is committed to reopening its economy and borders to the rest of the world. The continued opening of the vaccinated travel lanes (VTLs) for quarantine-free travel with more than 20 countries in spite of the global surge in Covid-19 cases reflects this commitment. The country will also extend VTLs to more countries when the situation permits. Singapore is committed to do its part to resume global air travel as many countries are relaxing travel restrictions.
  2.  With the full reinstatement of the VTL with Malaysia and the streamlining of VTL measures, more cross border travel has been taking place. However, Covid cases remain high in Malaysia, but have dipped significantly in Indonesia, Philippines and Timor Leste. Singapore’s cases have spiked to an average of above 16 thousand cases daily for the past week. Singapore and Malaysia remain high in vaccination rates while other SEA countries have between 50 per cent to 60 per cent of their respective populations vaccinated.
  3.  In Indochina, Thailand has seen cases averaging about 26 thousand daily for the past week. However, there is a drastic spike in Vietnam, averaging about 250 thousand cases daily for the past week. Covid cases have been declining in Nepal, Myanmar and Cambodia. Vaccination rate for all countries in the region have risen to between 70 percent to 80 per cent, except for Myanmar which has recorded only 38 per cent the population being fully vaccinated.
  4. In South Asia, the spread in India has dipped to a daily average of about three thousand cases in the past week, a significant drop since early this year. In Sri Lanka too, cases have dipped to a daily average of around 500 this past week. Vaccination rate in India are almost 60 per cent for this large population whereas in Sri Lanka the vaccination rate is now 65.5 per cent of the population.
  5.  In East Asia, the covid cases in Mongolia has dipped significantly to double digit. Although cases in Japan are still high, they are averaging about 50 thousand cases daily this past week. In Taiwan cases have plateaued to about 69 daily average cases while in China, cases have been on the rise to about 3000 cases at peak this week. In Hong Kong cases suddenly spikes, averaging about 17 thousand daily cases this past week. All countries in the region and is doing well in their vaccination exercises.

For detailed information click below.

https://missions.cefc.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Situation-Framework-for-Covid-19-as-at-15-Mar-2022.pdf

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 and the rise of the Omicron virus in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

  1. Singapore is committed to reopening its economy and borders to the rest of the world. The continued opening of the vaccinated travel lanes (VTLs) for quarantine-free travel with more than 20 countries in spite of the global surge in Covid-19 cases reflects this commitment. The country will also extend VTLs to more countries when the situation permits. Singapore is committed to do our part to resume global air travel as many countries are relaxing travel restrictions.
  2. With the full reinstatement of the VTL with Malaysia from 22 February and the streamlining of VTL measures, sale of bus tickets have commenced. However, Covid cases have been escalating in Malaysia, Indonesia and Timor Leste, but have drastically declined in the Philippines in the last week. Singapore’s cases too have spiked to an average of above 12 thousand cases daily for the past week. Singapore and Malaysia remain high in vaccination rates while other SEA countries have at least 50 per cent of their respective populations vaccinated.
  3. In Indochina, except for Nepal where cases have fallen to an average of about 500 cases this past week, the covid spread has been escalating, particularly in Thailand (weekly average of 15 thousand) and Vietnam (weekly average of 28 thousand). Vaccination rate for all countries in the region have risen except for Myanmar which has recorded only 35 per cent the population being fully vaccinated.
  4. In South Asia, the spread in India has dipped to a daily average of about 40 thousand cases in the past week, from hitting over 300 thousand on 23 January. However, in Sri Lanka cases are escalating with a daily average of about 1,200 this past week. Vaccination rate in India are around 55 per cent for this large population whereas in Sri Lanka the vaccination rate is now 64 per cent of the population.
  5. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia has fallen to a daily average of 4,000 cases while in Japan has seen a spike to over 82,000 cases daily, this past week. In Taiwan cases have plateaued to about 63 daily average cases but in Hong Kong cases have risen to a daily average of about 600 cases this past week. In China, cases are averaging below 90 cases daily this past week although several cities have seen lockdowns due to rising Omicron numbers. All countries in the region and is doing well in their vaccination exercises.

For detailed information click here.

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 and the rise of the Omicron variant in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

1. In living with Covid-19, Singapore has taken concerted steps to open travel lanes with more places where people can travel to and from without quarantine. However, the government has now had to freeze VTL travel until 20 January 2022 as it tries to stem the importation of the Omicron variant which is spreading worldwide.

2. Overland bus services to Malaysia has also been reduced with the current freeze in VTL travel. Covid cases have dipped in Malaysia, Indonesia and Timor Leste, but have drastically spiked in the Philippines in the last week. Singapore’s cases too have not returned to pre-September numbers and are hovering around a weekly average of about 750. Although Singapore and Malaysia remain high in vaccination rates, the rate in the other SEA countries remains below 50 per cent.

3. In Indochina, the spread is mainly on a downward trend. However, it is escalating in Thailand and has shot up to over 23 thousand in Vietnam this past week. Cases have fallen in Nepal, Myanmar and Cambodia. Except for Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of over 80% of the population, and Thailand and Vietnam with 65% and 58% of the population fully vaccinated respectively, the other countries in Indochina have low vaccination rates for their populations.

4. In South Asia, the spread in India has risen drastically to a daily average of over 100 thousand cases, hitting 179 thousand on 9 January. However, in Sri Lanka cases have dropped to a daily average of around 500, this past week. Vaccination rate in India are around 45 per cent for this large population. However, Sri Lanka has picked up the vaccination rate and has vaccinated more than 63 per cent of the population.

5. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is rising, averaging daily at around 750 cases and Japan has seen a spike to over 4,000 cases daily, this past week. In Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have risen to double digit numbers while in China, cases are averaging below 120 cases daily this past week although several cities have seen lockdowns due to rising Omicron numbers. All countries in the region and is doing well in their vaccination exercises.

For detailed information click here.

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, the following observations have been made:
• In living with Covid-19, Singapore is taking concerted steps to open travel lanes with more places where people can travel to and from without quarantine. The experience to date with the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) has shown that Singapore can open up air travel in a safe way. The government will further simplify travel protocols to safely and seamlessly reconnect with the rest of the world.

1. Covid cases have dipped in Malaysia, but even more in Indonesia, the Philippines and in Timor Leste over the past week. However, Singapore’s cases have not returned to pre-September numbers and are hovering around a weekly average of about 750. Although Singapore and Malaysia remain high in vaccination rates, the rate in the other SEA countries remains low, around 35 per cent.

2. In Indochina, the spread is mainly on a downward. However, it remains high in Thailand and has shot up to over 14 thousand in Vietnam this past week. Cases have fallen sharply in Nepal, with a downward trend in Myanmar and
Cambodia. Except fofor Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of about 80% of the population, and Thailand and Vietnam with 60% and 56% of the population fully vaccinated respectively, the other countries in Indochina have very low vaccination rates for their populations.

3. In South Asia, the spread in India is plateauing to a daily average at around 8 thousand cases, while in Sri Lanka cases have dropped to a daily average of around 700, this past week. Vaccination rate in India remains low at about 35% for the large population. However, Sri Lanka has picked up the vaccination rate and has vaccinated more than 62% of the population.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is on a downward trend averaging daily at around 250 cases. Japan has seen a good recovery and is now averaging around 100 cases daily. In Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have plateaued to single digit numbers while in China, cases are averaging below 80 cases daily this past week. Taiwan has caught up with countries in the region and is doing well in their vaccination exercise.
For detailed information click here

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

  1. In living with Covid-19, Singapore is taking concerted steps to open travel lanes with more places where people can travel to and from without quarantine. The experience to date with the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) has shown that Singapore can open up air travel in a safe way. The government will further simplify travel protocols to safely and seamlessly reconnect with the rest of the world.
  2. Covid infections have dipped in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and in Timor Leste over the past week. However, except for Singapore and Malaysia, the vaccination rate in the other SEA countries remains low, below 30 per cent.
  3. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in all the countries. However, cases remain high in Thailand and Vietnam, while cases have fallen sharply in Nepal, with a downward trend in Myanmar and Cambodia. Except for Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of about 70% of the population, and Thailand with almost 50% of the population fully vaccinated, the other countries in Indochina have very low vaccination rates for their populations.
  4. In South Asia, the spread in India is plateauing to a daily average at about 11 thousand cases, while in Sri Lanka cases have dropped to a daily average of around 600, this past week. Vaccination rate in India remains low at below 25% for the large population. However, Sri Lanka has picked up the vaccination rate and has vaccinated more than 60% of the population.
  5. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is on a downward trend averaging daily at around 1,000 cases. Japan has seen a good recovery and is now averaging below 200 cases daily. In Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have plateaued to single digit numbers while in China, cases are averaging at 80 cases daily this past week. Except for Taiwan, the region is doing well in their vaccination exercise.

For detailed information click here.

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, the following observations have been made:

  1. In living with Covid-19, Singapore is taking concerted steps to open travel lanes with more places where people can travel to and from without quarantine. From 18 October, Singapore is opening Vaccinated Travel Lanes to 11 countries. This also applies to Singaporeans who want to go on an overseas trip to these countries. This news comes in the midst of cases averaging around 3,200 daily in the past week.
  2. Covid infections in Malaysia have been on a downward trend, dipping below a daily average of 8500 cases over the past week. In Indonesia, the cases have decreased significantly averaging around one thousand cases per day. In the Philippines cases have also decreased to around a daily average of 10 thousand for the past week while in Timor Leste the case numbers have decreased to a daily average of about 10 cases in the past week. Except for Singapore and Malaysia, the vaccination rate in the other SEA countries remains low around 20+ per cent.
  3. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in all the countries, with the highest cases being on a daily average of 10,000 in Thailand. Except for Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of about 70% of the population, the other countries in Indochina have very low vaccination rates for their populations.
  4. In South Asia, the spread in India is plateauing to a daily average at about 18 thousand cases this past week, while in Sri Lanka cases have dropped to a daily average of around 800 this past week. Vaccination rate in India remains low at below 20% for the large population. However, Sri Lanka has picked up the vaccination rate and has vaccinated more than 50% of the population.
  5. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is on a downward trend averaging daily at around 2,000 cases. Japan has seen a good recovery and is now averaging around 700 cases daily. However, in Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have plateaued to single digit numbers while in China, cases are averaging at 22 cases daily this past week. Except for Taiwan, the region is doing well in their vaccination exercise.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In Singapore, the rapid pace of new COVID-19 infections and a doubling of seriously ill patients in Singapore have raised unexpected hurdles to reopening plans although 81% of the population is fully vaccinated. Covid infections in Malaysia have climbed to over 18 thousand cases per day while in Indonesia, the cases have decreased significantly since the spike in July and are now  averaging around 4 thousand cases per day. In the Philippines cases have sharply increased to an average of 20 thousand cases a day, the highest seen since the beginning of Covid-19 in the country. while in Timor Leste the case numbers have decreased to a daily average of about 118 cases in the past week. Except for Singapore and Malaysia, the vaccination rate in the other SEA countries remains low.
  2. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in Nepal with average daily cases slightly above 1000 this past week. However, case numbers are increasing Thailand, Vietnam and on a downward trend in Myanmar and Cambodia. Except for Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of about 30% of the population, the other countries in Indochina have very low vaccination rates for their populations.
  3. In South Asia, the spread in India is plateauing at about 30 thousand cases per day this past week. However, in Sri Lanka the weekly average number of cases has exceeded 2,000 daily cases this week. Vaccination rate in India remains low for the large population. However, Sri Lanka has picked up the vaccination rate and is close to having vaccinated 50% of the population.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is still high although on a slightly downward trend. Cases in Japan have decreased to an average daily of around 8 thousand this past week. However, in Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have plateaued  to low numbers while in China, cases are escalating again in several regions. Except for Taiwan, the region is doing well in their vaccination exercise.
  5. Covid vaccinations are proceeding well in many Asian countries. However, the Delta virus in many countries are causing an increase in cases again, resulting in stricter measures within some countries and restricted travel across countries.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1. In Singapore, the recent spread of the Covid virus which started at the KTV lounges and the Jurong Fishers Port has escalated to a weekly average of 132 cases per day over the past week. In the rest of SEA the numbers are increasing as well. Covid infections in Malaysia have climbed to over 17 thousand cases per day. In Indonesia, the spike in cases have resulted in the weekly average of 40K cases per day. In the Philippines cases are plateauing at between 6 to 8 thousand daily while in Timor Leste the case numbers have climbed to more than 100 cases on a single day, with the weekly average at 80 cases for the past week. Except for Singapore and Malaysia, the vaccination rate in the other SEA countries remains low.

2. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in Nepal with average daily cases slightly above 2000 this past week. However, case numbers are increasing Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar while on a downward trend in Cambodia. Except for Cambodia which has a vaccination rate of about 30% of the population, the other countries in Indochina have very low vaccination rates for their populations.

3. In South Asia, the spread in India is plateauing at about 40 thousand cases per day this past week. However, in Sri Lanka the weekly average number of cases has increased above the 2,000 daily cases this week. Vaccination rate
remain low for the large populations of these two countries.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is still high although on a downward trend. Cases have also spiked to over 12 thousand cases in Japan on 31 July.  However, in Taiwan and Hong Kong cases have plateaued  to low numbers while in China, cases are escalating again in several regions. Except for Taiwan, the region is doing fairly well in their vaccination exercise.

5. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries are working towards herd immunity. However, with new mutations, many countries are seeing an increase in cases again, resulting in stricter measures within some countries and restricted travel across countries.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:
1. In SEA, the spread in Singapore seems to be flattening. However, infections in Malaysia have spiked significantly to 11K cases in one day, the highest in Malaysia since the start of the pandemic. In Indonesia, cases have also spiked to above 49K cases in one day. In the Philippines cases are on the downward trend, plateauing at around 3,500 cases daily while in Timor Leste the case numbers are reducing, averaging below 50 cases for the past week.

2. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in Nepal with average daily cases below 2000 this past week. However, case numbers have been increasing in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

3. In South Asia, the spread is on the downward trend in both India and Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka the weekly average number of cases is below 2,000 while in India, the daily average has been around 34,000 cases for the past week.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia is high, but decreasing. In Japan the daily average cases are around 2,000 while in Taiwan, cases have dipped to an average of around 30 cases daily. Cases remain low in China an Hong Kong.

5. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries are working towards herd immunity. However, with new mutations, many countries are seeing an increase in cases again, resulting in stricter measures within some countries and restricted travel across countries.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1. In SEA, the spread in Singapore seems to be flattening. Infections in
Malaysia have increased significantly, while in the Philippines cases are on
the downward trend. In Indonesia cases have spiked to the highest the
country has seen since the beginning of the Covid 19 outbreak. The daily
average has been about 18,000 cases this past week. In Timor Leste the case
numbers are reducing, averaging below 50 cases for the past week.

2. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in Nepal with average daily
cases below 2000 this past week. However, case numbers have been
increasing in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

3. In South Asia, the spread is on the downward trend in both India and
Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka the weekly average number of cases is below 2,000
while in India, the weekly average is around 50,000 cases.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia continues to spike. In Japan and
Taiwan, cases have dipped. Cases remain low in China and Hong Kong.

5. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped
that numbers will begin to be controlled. However, with new mutations,
many countries are seeing an increase in cases again, resulting in
stricter measures within countries and travel across countries.

For detailed information please click here.

Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, the spread in Singapore seems to be flattening. Infections in Malaysia have increased significantly, while in the Philippines cases are on the downward trend. In Indonesia cases are plateauing but case numbers are still very high with the daily average exceeding 6000 cases daily for the past week. In Timor Leste the case numbers have been averaging around  90 cases for the past week.
  2. In Indochina, the spread is on a downward trend in Nepal and Thailand although numbers are still high, around 4,000 cases daily in these countries In Vietnam the cases have fallen to about 250 per day for the past week. In Cambodia cases have shot up to close to 700 cases daily for the past week whereas in Myanmar the cases seem to be dipping or plateauing. However, the count may be inaccurate in Myanmar due to the political unrest.
  1. In South Asia, the spread continues to spike in Sri Lanka with close to 4000 cases daily. However, in India cases are dipping to around 100,000 per day for the past week. This is a downward trend from the previous week’s numbers.
  2. In East Asia, the spread in Mongolia and Taiwan continues to spike. Japan’s cases have dipped to around 2,200 cases on average for the past week. Cases remain low in China and Hong Kong.
  3. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped that numbers will begin to be controlled.  However, with new mutations, many countries are seeing an increase in cases again,
    resulting in stricter measures within countries and travel across
    countries.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1. In SEA, the spread is increasing again in Singapore, although not spiking. Infections in Malaysia have increased significantly, while in the Philippines cases are on the downward trend. In Indonesia cases are plateauing but
case numbers are still very high with the daily average exceeding 5000 cases for the past week. In Timor Leste the case numbers have been averaging around 160 cases for the past week.

2. In Indochina, the spread has spiked drastically in Thailand and Nepal, while also increasing in Vietnam. In Cambodia and Myanmar the cases seem to be dipping or plateauing. However, the count may be inaccurate in Myanmar due to the political unrest.

3. In South Asia, the spread continues to spike in India and Sri Lanka. Cases in India are now averaging 255 thousand daily over the past week. This is a downward trend from the previous week’s numbers. In Sri Lanka it has spiked to an average of about 3,000 cases daily for the past week and seems to be increasing.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan and Taiwan continues to spike. Japan’s cases are averaging close to 5,000 cases daily for the past week while suddenly spiking to 400 in the last week. In Mongolia, cases have decreased to an average of about 500 cases daily for the past week. Cases remain low in China and Hong Kong.

5. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped that numbers will begin to be controlled. However, with new mutations, many countries are seeing an increase in cases again, resulting in stricter measures within countries and travel across countries.

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1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia, Philippines and Timor Leste  are on the rise.  In Indonesia cases are on a downward trend although case numbers are still very high with the daily average exceeding 5000 cases for the past week.

2. In Indochina, the spread has been on a slight upward trend in Vietnam and Nepal and plateauing in Myanmar, while in Thailand and Cambodia cases continue to spike. However, with the protests in Myanmar, the figures may be inaccurate.

3. In South Asia, the spread has seen a sudden spike in India seeing a daily high of more than 273 thousand cases on 18 April, and a daily average of about 219 thousand last week. India is now the second highest covid infected country in the world. In Sri Lanka, the number of cases have begun to decrease, although still being in the range of 230 cases daily for the past week.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan is seeing a second spike with an average of over to 4000 cases daily over the past week. Mongolia cases have begun to climb again with an average of more than 1000 cases daily for the past week. Cases remain low in Taiwan and Hong Kong, while in China the numbers are flattening out.

5. With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped that numbers will begin to be controlled.  However, reports in only some countries indicate the percentage of population that has been fully vaccinated. As some vaccinations require two doses, the number of doses administered do not indicate the number of people who have received the full vaccination.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1.In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are on a downward trend although case numbers are still very high with the daily average exceeding 5000 cases for the past week. In Timor Leste the cases have suddenly started to spike with  an average of 33 cases over the past week, while in the Philippines it has escalated to over 12 thousand cases with an average of almost 10 thousand cases a day for the past week.

2.In Indochina, the spread has been on a downward trend with some plateauing out in Vietnam, Nepal and Myanmar while in Thailand and Cambodia cases continue to spike. However, with the protests in Myanmar, the figures may be inaccurate.

3.In South Asia, the spread is still very high and climbing, with India seeing a daily high of more than 150 thousand cases on 10 April, and a daily average of about 125 thousand last week. India is now the third highest covid infected country in the world. In Sri Lanka, the number of cases have begun to decrease, although still being in the range of 220 cases daily for the past week.

4.In East Asia, the spread in Japan is still high with an average of close to 3000 cases daily over the past week. However, Mongolia cases have begun to climb again with an average of more than 655 cases daily for the past week. Cases remain low in Taiwan and Hong Kong, while in China the numbers are flattening out.

5.With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped that numbers will begin to be controlled.  However, reports in only some countries indicate the percentage of population that has been fully vaccinated. As some vaccinations require two doses, the number of doses administered do not indicate the number of people who have received the full vaccination. Timor Leste is expected to start vaccinations in April.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1.In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are on a downward trend although case numbers are still very high. In Timor Leste the cases have suddenly started to spike with  an average of 19 cases over the past week, while in the Philippines it has escalated to over 7 thousand cases with an average of over 6 thousand cases a day for the past week.

2.In Indochina, the spread has been on a downward trend with some plateauing out in Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal and Myanmar while in Cambodia cases continue to spike since the last week of February. However, with the protests in Myanmar, testing has been stopped and the figures may be inaccurate.

3.In South Asia, the spread is still very high and climbing to more than 40 thousand cases a day in India. In Sri Lanka, the number of cases have begun to decrease, although still being in the range of 325 daily for the past week.

4.In East Asia, the spread in Japan is still high with an average of more than 1000 cases daily over the past week. However, Mongolia cases have begun to climb again with an average of more than 150 cases daily for the past week. Cases remain low in Taiwan and Hong Kong, while in China the numbers are flattening out.

5.With covid vaccinations having started in many Asian countries, it is hoped that numbers will begin to be controlled.  However, reports in only some countries indicate the percentage of population that has been fully vaccinated. As some vaccinations require two doses, the number of doses administered do not indicate the number of people who have received the full vaccination. Timor Leste is expected to start vaccinations in April.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

1.In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are on a downward trend although case numbers are still very high. In Timor Leste the cases have come down to an average of 1 a day for the past week, while in the Philippines it is plateauing at around two thousand cases daily.

2.In Indochina, the spread has been on a downward trend in Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal and Myanmar while in Cambodia cases spiked in the last week of February. However, with the protests in Myanmar, testing has been stopped and the figures may be inaccurate.

3.In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India although moving downward in the region of 15,000 cases daily. In Sri Lanka, the number of cases have begun to decrease, although still being in the range of 400 daily.

4.In East Asia, the spread in Japan and Hong Kong is on the downward trend, with cases in Japan still high at around 1000 cases daily. However, Mongolia is plateauing at a daily average of about 40 cases. Cases remain low in Taiwan while in China the numbers are flattening out.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:
1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase. In Timor Leste the cases have come down to an average of 3 a day for the past week, while in the Philippines it is plateauing at around two thousand cases daily.

2. In Indochina, the spread has been on a downward trend in Thailand, Nepal and Myanmar while slightly erratic in Vietnam and low in Cambodia. However, with the protests in Myanmar, testing has been stopped and the figures may be inaccurate.

3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India although moving downward below 10,000 cases daily, In Sri Lanka, there is a sudden erratic spiking on an increasing trend over the past month, inching its way upward
daily.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan began spiking since mid October, but has moved downward to below 1000 cases daily. There are also sudden spikes in Mongolia and Hong Kong although cases remain below 50 daily. Cases remain low in Taiwan while in China the numbers are flattening out.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:
1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase. In Timor Leste the cases are suddenly spiking, while in the Philippines it is on a downward trend.

2. In Indochina, the spread has suddenly spiked in Thailand and erratic in Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia. However, there has been a downward trend in case numbers in Nepal.

3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India with case numbers around 20,000 daily, although the curve is moving downward. In Sri Lanka, there is a sudden erratic spiking on an increasing trend, inching its way towards the high hundreds daily.

4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has suddenly begun to spike since mid October, with current daily infections exceeding 4000. There are also spiking of cases in Mongolia, Taiwan and Hong Kong since the beginning of December. However, in China the numbers a flattening out although there is an expected resurgence in the winter months in some cities.

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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia are suddenly spiking and still on the increase. In Indonesia the case numbers are high, exceeding 6,000 cases daily, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically with case numbers around 2,000 daily.
  2. In Indochina, the spread has suddenly spiked for the past week in Thailand and erratic in Myanmar. However, there has been a downward trend in case numbers in Nepal, Vietnam and Cambodia.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India with case numbers around 20,000 daily, although the curve is moving downward. In Sri Lanka, there is a sudden erratic spiking on an increasing trend, inching its way towards the high hundreds daily.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has suddenly begun to spike since mid October, with current daily infections reaching 3000. There are also sudden spikes in Mongolia, Taiwan and Hong Kong since the beginning of December. However, in China the numbers a flattening out although there is an expected resurgence in the winter months in some cities
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia are suddenly spiking and still on the increase. In Indonesia the case numbers are high, exceeding 6,000   cases daily, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically with case numbers around 2,000 daily.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand and Vietnam. However, there were spikes in cases in Cambodia recently. Although on a downward trend, case numbers are high in   Nepal and on the increase in Myanmar, with cases numbering between 1500 to 2000 daily in both   countries.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India with case numbers around 50,000 daily, although the curve is moving downward. In Sri Lanka, there is a sudden erratic spiking on an increasing trend,   inching its way towards the high hundreds daily.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan is now on an upward trend since mid October, with current daily infections of more than a 1500. There are also sudden spikes in Mongolia, Taiwan and Hong Kong   this past week. However, in China the numbers a flattening out although there is an expected    resurgence in the winter months in some cities.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia are still on the increase. In Indonesia the case numbers are high, around 3,000 cases daily, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically with case numbers still around 2,000 daily.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, and Cambodia. However there were spikes in cases in Vietnam recently, and case numbers are still erratic and high in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India, although the curve is moving downward. In Sri Lanka, cases have begun spiking again with new cases in the hundreds.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan is now on an upward trend since mid October, with current daily infections of more than a thousand. There was also a sudden spike in Mongolia on 13 November. However, in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China the numbers a flattening out.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically but still high.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still erratic and high in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still very high in India, although the curve is moving downward. In Sri Lanka, cases have begun moving down although in the three-digit range.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August although daily infections are still high. However, it seems to be flattening out in Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong   Kong and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, in Sri Lanka cases have begun spiking since 6 October.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August although daily infections are still high. However, it seems to be flattening out in Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, and although mostly flattening out in Sri Lanka, cases have begun spiking since 6 October.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August although daily infections are still high. However, it seems to be flattening out in Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, and although mostly flattening out in Sri Lanka, cases have begun spiking since 6 October.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August although daily infections are still high. However, it seems to be flattening out in Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:
  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore and Timor Leste, infections in Malaysia and Indonesia are still on the increase, while in the Philippines it is spiking periodically.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, and although mostly flattening out in Sri Lanka, cases have begun spiking since 6 October.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August, but flattening out in Mongolia, Taiwan and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:
  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, infections in Malaysia and Philippines are spiking periodically while Indonesia is still on the increase. However,   Timor Leste seems to have flattened out.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, but mostly flattening out in Sri Lanka, only spiking occasionally.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since end August, but flattening in Mongolia, Taiwan and China.
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Based on the current spread of Covid 19 in the various regions, we have made the following observations:

  1. In SEA, except for the spread flattening in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines are spiking periodically while Indonesia is still on the increase. However, Timor Leste seems to have flattened out.
  2. In Indochina, the spread seems to be flattening in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia but still on the rise in Nepal and Myanmar.
  3. In South Asia, the spread is still escalating in India, but mostly flattening out in Sri Lanka where it is only spiking occasionally.
  4. In East Asia, the spread in Japan has been on the downward trend since the end of August but flattening in Mongolia, Taiwan and China.

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