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Latest count of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia

03/08/2021 07:50 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 -- The following are the updates on COVID-19 figures in Malaysia and its Southeast Asian neighbours as at 6 pm today.

Data provided by Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University and some of the countries in the region.

Singapore,  fatality numbers remain the among the lowest in ASEAN after Brunei with 38 fatalities so far. The last COVID-19 victim was a 34 year-old Ukrainian sailor who passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Aug 1.

Despite operational environment across Myanmar becoming increasingly challenging due to the compounded political and COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations and Development partners are rolling out a Health Response Contingency Plan.

Another day, another high for Thailand with the kingdom recording second highest daily increment. On Tuesday Thailand reported 18,901 new cases, after recording the highest number of 18,912 on July 31.

However, Thailand recorded lower fatality numbers compared to its neighbour Malaysia that recorded 219 fatality on Monday and 195 today. 

The table below also indicates the status of some ASEAN nations including Malaysia as at 6pm today as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and the vaccination process moves into high gear. Number 0 indicates no updates.

 

 

COUNTRY

TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES

(Cumulative)

NEW CASES

 

DEATHS

(Cumulative) 

% OF POPULATION 

FULLY VACCINATED                    

INDONESIA          3,496,700        33,900      98,889 7.74%
PHILIPPINES          1,605,762          8,073      28,093 8.43%
MALAYSIA          1,163,291        17,105       9,598 22.53%
THAILAND           652,185        18,901        5,315 5.73%
MYANMAR           306,354          3,689      10,061 N/A
VIETNAM           165,339              0       1,881 0.74%
CAMBODIA             79,051            560       1,471 29.97%
SINGAPORE             65,315            102                38 60.46%
TIMOR LESTE             10,982             16            26 N/A
LAOS               6,765            199             7 11.61%
BRUNEI                  338              1              3 6.73%
     
Meanwhile, the United States (US), India and Brazil remain the top three nations with highest number of positive cases and fatalities. Nonetheless, many countries have been reporting a slowdown in new cases and deaths in tandem with rising vaccination numbers.

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