As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the situation in early hotspots like China and South Korea is improving as the countries move away from the peak of infection.
However the struggle is intensifying in India and Japan.
India reported its biggest single-day jump in cases yesterday, with 1,035 new cases, the health ministry said Saturday. There were also 40 more deaths.
The national total is now 7,600 cases and 249 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Japan also had its biggest single-day leap in cases, with 658 new cases and six more deaths yesterday.
It was the fourth day in a row that Japan had set a new peak, and took the national total to 6,717 cases and 105 deaths.
Mainland China reported 46 new cases yesterday — 42 of which were imported from abroad.
There were also three deaths and 34 new asymptomatic cases, which are counted separately from confirmed cases.
The country now has 81,953 cases and 3,339 deaths from the coronavirus, according to the National Health Commission. Of those total cases, 77,525 have recovered and been discharged from the hospital.
South Korea reported 30 new cases yesterday, bringing the national total to 10,450, according to data from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University.