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Covid-19 cases and deaths in Asean see slight decline


The number of Covid-19 patients and fatalities in Asean countries on Saturday saw a slight decrease in comparison with Friday.

The region reported 22,197 new cases compared to 22,650 on Friday, and 391 deaths against 412 the previous day.

Singapore reported 29 new cases, taking cumulative cases in the country to 61,799. Meanwhile, 61,242 patients had recovered and been discharged so far.

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry has requested all private companies to send a list of employees working at offices to ensure that it is in line with the ministry's policy to limit the number of employees working from offices.

Cambodia reported 488 new cases and two deaths, taking cumulative cases in the country to 24,645 and 167 deaths. Meanwhile, 17,164 patients had recovered and been discharged.

Entertainment venues, theatres, fitness centres, etc still have to shut their doors even though the Cambodian government had lifted the curfew order in Phnom Penh.

Covid-19 cases and deaths in Asean see slight decline

Published : May 23, 2021

By : The Nation