Health authorities in seven Southeast Asian countries on Tuesday confirmed new coronavirus cases and fatalities.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has reached 222,231 as of Tuesday, including 6,374 fatalities and 128,720 recoveries.
The latest figures showed 4,064 new cases and 83 deaths over the last 24 hours, with most cases reported in Indonesia and the Philippines.
Indonesia, the worst-hit country among ASEAN member states reported 1,655 new infections, bringing the total to 89,869.
The country’s death toll rose to 4,320 with 81 more fatalities, while recoveries rose by 1,489 to reach 48,466.
In the Philippines, the number of cases climbed to 70,764, after the country reported 1,951 new cases over the past 24 hours.
Since coronavirus emerged in the country five months ago, at least 1,837 people have died in the country, while 23,281 recovered.
In Thailand, five new cases raised the total to 3,255, including 3,105 recoveries.
Singapore has recorded 399 new cases, taking the count to 48,434.
The Ministry of Health has warned of a possible second wave of COVID-19 in the country.
In Malaysia, 15 more cases pushed the total to 8,813.
The recoveries in the country reached 8,562 as seven more patients were discharged from hospitals, while the death toll remains at 123.
Vietnam confirmed 13 new infections, bringing the tally to 396.
Cambodia saw a rise in coronavirus cases, with 26 new cases, taking the total number in the country to 197.
Meanwhile, there have been no reports of new infections or fatalities in Brunei Darussalam, Laos and Myanmar.
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