China, South Korea see new virus cases as world lockdowns ease

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China and South Korea both reported more coronavirus infections yesterday after reopening economies damaged by devastating outbreaks. Around the globe, governments are opting to accept the risks of easing pandemic-fighting restrictions that left huge numbers of people without income or safety nets. Worries over future waves of infections reflect the difficulty of fighting a disease that leaves many of those infected with scant or no symptoms, even as thousands lose their lives to pneumonia and other virus-related illness. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin