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With over 25,000 new Covid-19 cases, Asean crosses 4 million mark


The number of Covid-19 cases crossed 4 million across Southeast Asia with 25,603 new cases reported on Sunday, lower than Saturday’s 28,716.

The number of deaths also was lower at 390, down from Saturday’s 457. Total Covid-19-related deaths in Asean rose to 78,515.

Singapore reported 25 new cases on Sunday, bringing cumulative cases in the country to 62,028, 32 have died and 61,423 people have been cured and discharged. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is preparing to announce plans to control the outbreak and the reopening of the country.

Cambodia reported 579 new cases and six deaths on Sunday, bringing cumulative cases in the country to 29,404 with 209 deaths, while 20,900 people have been cured and discharged. Kampot province has ordered all casinos and markets near borders with other provinces to shut down for 14 days to control the spread of the infection.

Published : May 31, 2021

By : THE NATION