Southeast Asia's coronavirus case tally nears 434,000
ASEAN members confirm 7,762 new infections, 187 deaths in past 24 hours
The total number of coronavirus infections in Southeast Asian countries reached 433,762 on Tuesday, including 10,329 virus-linked deaths and 317,257 recoveries, according to health authorities.
At least 7,762 new cases and 187 fatalities were confirmed in member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations over the last 24 hours.
In Philippines, the worst-hit in the region, total infections climbed to 202,361 after 5,277 new cases.
The archipelagic country reported 99 more virus-related fatalities, raising the nationwide death toll to 3,137. Recoveries increased by 1,131 to reach 133,460.
Some 86 people died of the virus in Indonesia, bringing the countrywide death toll to 6,944.
A further 2,306 infections were recorded, bringing the caseload to 160,165. Recoveries rose by 2,524 to reach 115,409.
In Singapore, 60 new cases were registered, pushing the total to 56,495, including 27 deaths.
The neighboring Malaysia confirmed six more cases, pushing the total to 9,291, while recoveries reached 8,978. The fatality country remained unchanged at 125.
Vietnam reported 12 new infections, raising the total to 1,034. Two more people died after contracting the novel strain, taking the tally to 29.
As many as 592 patients regained health in the socialist republic.
Thailand confirmed just one new virus infection, taking the tally to 3,403, of which 3,237 patients have recovered.
Myanmar witnessed the highest daily spike since March with 100 new infections, pushing the sum to 574 with 341 recoveries.
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