New variant prompts Asia COVID-19 concerns

Updated November 26 2021 - 8:18am, first published 8:14am
Asian countries will tighten COVID-19 restrictions after a new variant was detected in South Africa.

Asian countries have rushed to tighten restrictions after a new and possibly vaccine-resistant COVID-19 variant was detected in South Africa, with Singapore and India announcing stricter border controls and more rigorous testing.

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