- The WHO has warned against issuing immunity passports to recovered patients of COVID-19 since there is no evidence that proves people can’t get a second infection.
- Three worst-hit countries in Europe, France, Italy and Spain, are setting to loosen lockdown restrictions following the need for economies to restart.
Source: The Guardian
- More than a half million Australians rushed to download CovidSafe, COVID-19 patients tracing app, to assist medical workers and the government in combating the pandemic.
- Yemen separatists have declared autonomous rule in the south and broke a peace deal, saying it would govern the port city and other southern provinces.
- The U.S. and France agreed through a phone call, to reform the WHO as the two hoped to convene the P5 members to discuss in response to the pandemic.
- Another wave of American states are lifting the COVID-19 lockdown measures regardless of warnings from health experts as the White House saw 16 percent of unemployment.
- ROK news reported the U.S. detected signs that DPRK is in the preparation and possibility to launch the missiles amid the speculation on the well-being of Kim Jong Un.
Source: The Japan Times
- South Korean President’s top foreign policy adviser, Moon Chung-In, told CNN that Kim Jong Un is “alive and well” amid the speculation on his illness.
- The Bank of Japan is expected to expand the second stimulus package to ease corporate funding strains and finance the government’s budget in combating the economic fallout.
- 3 Cambodian UN peacekeepers stationed in Mali are tested positive for COVID-19 while 82 other Cambodian peacekeepers are in quarantine and waiting to be tested.
Source: Khmer Times
- The Ministry of Defence received 16 tonnes of medical supplies from China; the aid came following China’s technical training and donation for Cambodia military doctors.
Source: Khmer Times
- 94 workers, whose samples were taken by the Ministry of Health during the quarantine after taking off during Khmer New Year, were tested negative.
Source:The Phnom Penh Post