South Korea cases rise, India crosses 150,000

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) — South Korea reported 40 new cases of the COVID-19 yesterday, its biggest daily jump in nearly 50 days, causing alarm as millions of children return to school. Active tracing and testing had stabilised the country’s outbreak from its March highs, which allowed officials to ease social distancing guidelines. But a steady rise in cases in the greater capital area in recent weeks has raised concerns as officials proceed with a phased reopening of schools. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin