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KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 -- 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 John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre indicate globally there have been 178,688,461 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 3,870,576 deaths.
A total of 2,638,880,807 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 Brazil’s death tally surpassing 500,000 on Saturday. 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 21 as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and the vaccination process moves into high gear.
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
(As at June 21)
% OF POPULATION
FULLY VACCINATED (As at June 21)
The figures come from the data provided by World Health Organisation (WHO), ASEAN countries, Our World in Data and John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre. -- BERNAMA