The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the pandemic would worsen if countries failed to adhere to strict precautions.
REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File PhotoA second wave of infections in Britain this winter could kill up to 120,000 people over nine months in a worst-case scenario, according to health experts.
Hong Kong recorded 52 new cases on Monday, including 41 that were locally transmitted, health authorities said.
Since late January, Hong Kong has reported 1,522 cases and media reported an eighth death on Monday.
The Philippines this week recorded the biggest daily rise in coronavirus deaths in Southeast Asia and part of Manila will return to lockdown affecting 250,000 residents.