Asian stocks closed the morning session. Worry about COVID mutations in England
Asian stocks closed in the morning, weaker. Investors worried about the COVID-19 mutation in Britain, which is spreading 70% faster, as countries around the world have announced a suspension of flights from the UK.
The NIKKEI 225 Index closed in the morning at 26,613.09 points, down 101.33 points, -0.38%.
The HSI Index, the Hong ดาวน์โหลด slotxo Kong Stock Exchange, closed the morning at 26,284.33 points, down 22.35 points, -0.08%.
The FBMKLCI, Malaysian stocks closed the morning at 1,630.95, down 16.94 points, -1.03%.
The news of the coronavirus The new breed found in England has caused many countries around the world to suspend flights from the UK. While investors are concerned about the potential economic impact. If the new virus spreads to other countries Or can it be resistant to a vaccine against COVID-19? That has been injected at this time
Mr. Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister However, there has been no evidence to suggest that the epidemic control has been raised in London and southeastern England after the COVID-19 mutation was discovered. Is a mutated coronavirus more likely to cause death than other strains?
The British government adviser Patrick Valance said that the number of people now infected with the virus is COVID-19. The new UK population is doubled every 7 days. If the situation continues, It will expose Britain to 50,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day by mid-next month. And there will be more than 200 deaths per day, with the UK currently having 394,257 cases of COVID-19 and 41,777 deaths.