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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 -- The following are the updates on COVID-19 figures in Malaysia and selected countries across the world as at 10 am today.
Data provided by Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre indicate globally there have been 177,750,039 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 3,849,052 deaths.
A total of 2,527,068,304 vaccine doses have been administered globally so far.
The United States (US), India and Brazil remain the top three nations with highest number of positive cases and fatalities, with US’ death tally surpassing 600,000 on Tuesday. Nonetheless, the US, the United Kingdom (UK) and others have been reporting a slowdown in new cases and deaths in tandem with rising vaccination numbers.
The table below also indicates the status of some ASEAN nations including Malaysia as of June 18 as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and the vaccination process moves into high gear.
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
(As at June 18)
% OF POPULATION
FULLY VACCINATED (As at June 18)
The figures come from the data provided by World Health Organisation (WHO), ASEAN countries, Our World in Data and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre. -- BERNAMA
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