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JUST IN:The Philippines Became The Largest Covid-19 Outbreak In Southeast Asia With Nearly 5,000 cases


The Philippines has the highest number of Covid-19 infections in Southeast Asia.


By the end of April 13, the Philippines recorded 4,932 cases of Covid-19 . The country surpassed Malaysia, which had the highest virus infection since the beginning of the epidemic, to become a new hot spot in Southeast Asia.
With 315 deaths, the  Philippines ranked second in the region in terms of deaths, just behind Indonesia.

Meanwhile, in Malaysia, 134 new cases were recorded yesterday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 4,817 and 77 deaths.

Singapore continues to witness a spike in cases. The Ministry of Health on April 13 confirmed 386 new infections, bringing the total number of infections in the island to 2,918. According to Reuters , the majority of new infections are linked to outbreaks in dormitories of migrant workers.

Singapore officials are preparing to bring hundreds of foreign workers to aboard ships commonly used for maritime and offshore workers, as the island nation seeks an alternative to the dormitory where the corona virus is located. is spreading rapidly.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong urged people to calm down and unite to cope with the disease.
The countries with low Covid-19 cases in the region are Myanmar (39 cases), Laos (19 cases), Brunei (136 cases), Cambodia (122 cases).

To date, Southeast Asian countries have recorded 20,387 cases of corona virus infection, an increase of 1,155 cases in a day, of which 844 people have died.


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