As of july 2, afghanistan recorded 32,022 cases and 807 deaths. The country now has 31,836 cases and 774 deaths as of july 1. Bangladesh has 153,277 infections and 1,926 deaths as of july 2. Total cases have increased to 149,258 and total deaths to 1,888 as of july 1. Asia area 44,579,000 km 2 (17,212,000 sq mi) (1st) population 4,560,667,108 (2018 1st) population density 100km 2 (260sq mi) gdp (ppp) 65. 58 trillion (2019 1st) gdp per capita 7,350 (2019 5th) demonym asian countries 49 un members, 1 un observer, 5 other states dependencies list akrotiri and dhekelia british indian ocean territory christmas. Inhabitants of southwest asia, such as arabs and iranians, are more commonly designated middle easterners. 3 the term asian as used in this article refers to people from asia who have a mongoloid background (chinese, japanese, koreans, vietnamese, filipinos, indonesians, and others). In the 2020 census, there is no option for taiwanese americans to identify their race. Instead, they must check the other box under asian americans and write in. tokyo (ap) asian shares were mostly higher wednesday after wall street capped its best quarter since 1998, shrugging off continued signs of global economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. within days of arriving, i overheard other girls joking about golligwogs, says lilly lewis, now 49. hes leading the conversation about changing asian views of black people. She was never self-centred and always saw things from other perspectives and understood what people needed. As asian americans worked for increased visibility, asian and asian american became more general ways of talking about people while avoiding other terms that were incorrect or. Other asian countries the three-year old firm is actively considering for expansion include india, south korea and the philippines, the person familiar with juuls plans said.