Fiji quarantines 160 peacekeeping soldiers who returned from the Middle East on Saturday after the army had expressed concern that some of the troops may have been in contact with infected people.
India reports its highest toll of cases to date, recording 14,516 cases, reaching a total of 395,047 and 12,948 deaths. The government in the capital New Delhi orders hospitals to cancel any leave and have workers return to duty immediately.
Six travelers from China are denied entry and turned away from Samoa following the island country's introduction of a ban on all travelers from China. They later arrive in Fiji, where they are quarantined with no symptoms. These strict regulations come after a measles outbreak ravaged Samoa last month.
Fijian Health Minister Ifereimi Waqainabete warns that police will be deployed to areas under quarantine if people continue not to respect the order to stay at home if they have measles, amid an ongoing outbreak of the illness in various Pacific island nations.
In the villages of Deir Nizam, Bel'ien and Ne'lien near Ramallah in the West Bank and Gaza Strip hundreds of Palestinians and Israeli peace activists protest against Israel's decision to build a wall and expand Jewish settlements, while several of them are injured by Israeli tear gas and bullets.