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Credit: Reuters- Published on March 31, 2020
Countries affected by the novel coronavirus around the world extended restrictions and looked for new measures to aid the virus-hit economies as WHO warned the epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Published on March 31, 2020 -  01:43
Coronavirus haunts the world but these countries still keep it at bay: Watch | Oneindia News
AS THE WORLD BATTLES THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, MORE THAN 7 LAKH 80 THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED AND MORE THAN 37 THOUSAND ALREADY DIED, WITH OVERWHELMED HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS ACROSS THE WORLD AND STILL NO VACCINE IN SIGHT, BUT STILL THERE ARE COUNTRIES ACROSS THE WORLD LUCKY ENOUGH TO KEEP THE VIRUS AT BAY...STILL NOT A SINGLE CASE OF COVID-19. ONE SUCH PLACE IS THE PALAU ISLAND, NESTLED IN THE NORTHERN PACIFIC. IT HAS A POPULATION OF 18,000, BUT HAS STILL NOT REPORTED A SINGLE COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE. THE STRICT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS HAVE ALSO HELPED IN KEEPING INFECTIONS AT BAY FOR A NUMBER OF NATIONS IN THE REGION INCLUDING TONGA, THE SOLOMON ISLANDS, THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AND MICRONESIA. THE DISPARATE GROUP ALSO INCLUDES SAMOA, TURKMENISTAN, NORTH KOREA AND BASES ON THE FROZEN CONTINENT OF ANTARCTICA.

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