Countries in the Asia-Pacific region continued to report more cases and fatalities due to COVID-19 on Thursday.

Malaysia’s tally of cases rose above 2,000 as officials confirmed 235 new cases over the past 24 hours.

According to local daily The Star, the total number of cases in the country is now 2,031, while four more fatalities raised the death toll to 23.


Thailand reported 111 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total to 1,045.

Four people have died of the coronavirus disease in Thailand so far, while 88 people have recovered.

Dr. Anupong Suchariyakul, a specialist at Thailand’s

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