Artificial intelligence has played a role in addressing the global COVID-19 pandemic. The present study investigates the manifold applications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that have been utilized to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the report highlights the pivotal contribution of AI research in this unprecedented crisis, particularly in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region. The compendium encompasses a compilation of COVID-19-related data sources that are amenable to scholarly investigation. The investigation of AI's potential and enhancement of its efficacy and potency in combating the pandemic has been comprehensively scrutinized. The purpose of this study is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of artificial intelligence (AI) applications to both experts in the field and the public. The aim is to encourage the use of AI in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as any potential future pandemics.