Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia record more COVID-19 cases, deaths

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The Ministry of Health of Malaysia announced on April 3 that the country recorded an additional 217 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 3,333.

Workers disinfect an area in Manila, the Philippines, on March 19 to help curb the spread of COVID-19 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Workers disinfect an area in Manila, the Philippines, on March 19 to help curb the spread of COVID-19 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

With this figure, Malaysia remains the country with the highest number of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Southeast Asia.
The same day, the ministry confirmed three more deaths from COVID-19, raising the total fatalities in Malaysia to 53.
Meanwhile, in the Philippines, the Ministry of Health on April 3 announced 29 more deaths from COVID-19, the highest number recorded a day in this country, bringing the total fatalities to 136. The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines increased by 385 to 3,018.
Indonesia also confirmed an additional 196 people positive for SARS-CoV-2 and 11 deaths from the disease on the same day, said Achmad Yurianto, a local health official.
This is the highest number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Indonesia in a day since the country recorded its first case a month ago.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has reached 1,986, with 181 dead and 134 having recovered.

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