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Latest count of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia and selected countries

24/06/2021 01:58 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 -- The following are the updates on COVID-19 figures in Malaysia and selected countries across the world as at 12 noon today.

Data provided by Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre indicate globally there have been 179,530,592 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 3,890,152 deaths.

A total of 2,724,159,194 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. 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.

In Malaysia, as at June 23 a total of 6,554,500 vaccine doses have administered with 252,773 doses administered right on the day itself. From the total, 4,749,133 people received their first dose while 1,805,367 received their second dose. More thaf 5 percent of its population is now fully vaccinated.

The table below also indicates the status of some ASEAN nations including Malaysia as of June 23 as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and the vaccination process moves into high gear.






(As at June 23) 




FULLY VACCINATED                      (As at June 23)

US        33,577,485        10,940    602,833 45.94 % 
INDIA        30,028,709        50,848    390,660 3.75%
BRAZIL        18,169,881        87,822    507,109 11.72%
FRANCE          5,824,127          2,213    111,024 25.71%
TURKEY          5,387,545           6,143      49,358 17.52%
UK          4,683,936        11,507    128,291 47.12%
INDONESIA          2,033,421        13,668      55,594 4.58%
PHILIPPINES          1,372,232          3,655      23,928 1.99%
MALAYSIA            711,006          5,244          4,637 5.41%
THAILAND             228,539          3,175       1,744 3.02%
SINGAPORE               62,470               18                35 36.07%
VIETNAM               13,947             252               70 0.13% 
The figures come from the data provided by World Health Organisation (WHO), ASEAN countries, Our World in Data and Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre.


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