Tue, November 30, 2021


Fewer new Covid cases and fatalities in Asean

Southeast Asia reported the least number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths in five days on Sunday, collated data shows.

There were 22,959 new cases on Sunday, lower than Saturday’s 24,729, while 452 people died, compared to Saturday’s 508.

The number of Covid-19 cases in Asean crossed 4.17 million, while total deaths rose to 81,704.

Malaysia reported 6,241 new cases and 87 deaths on Sunday, bringing cumulative cases in the country to 616,815 and the death toll to 3,378.

The government has revoked the two-hour limit for people to buy consumer products to prevent crowding at stores, but still urged people to buy only essential items during the outbreak.

Singapore reported 20 new cases on Sunday, bringing cumulative cases in the country to 62,196. So far, 61,635 people have been cured and discharged. Sales of air-conditioners in Singapore have soared 2-3 times after the World Health Organization said that the Covid-19 virus could spread via airborne transmission.

Published : June 07, 2021