KUALA LUMPUR / JAKARTA
Despite stepped-up measures in the fight against coronavirus, four countries in Southeast Asia are witnessing a surge in cases.
In Malaysia, the total number of cases stands at 4,530. Seventy-three people have died so far, and 1,995 have recovered, according to the latest figures by the U.S.’ Johns Hopkins University.
In Indonesia, the number of cases rose 330, bringing the total to 3,842, according to the country’s Health Ministry.
The death toll in the country has risen to 327, while 286 patients have so far recovered.
After the capital Jakarta, the government imposed comprehensive social restrictions