COVID-19 in Asean: update for March 9

COVID-19 in Asean: update for March 9
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As of 01:30 GMT March 9 there was 347 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the 10 Asean member countries.

The most number of confirmed active cases are in Singapore, where 60 people remain infected, with nine reported to be in a serious or critical condition.

The next highest number of active cases is in Malaysia, with 75 COVID-19 cases, followed by Thailand with 16, and Vietnam with 14. The Philippines has seven active cases, Indonesia six, and Cambodia 1.

There has been 347 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Asean member countries, with 166 people having been treated and discharged.

There has been two deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Asean member countries.

Asean COVID-19 cases to March 9, 2020
Asean COVID-19 cases to March 9, 2020 Digital Editor


Global COVID-19 cases

The number of new COVID-19 cases rose 3.72 per cent day-on-day (DoD) to 110,047, an increase of 3,946. The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 increased 6.36 per cent DoD to 3,828, an increase of 229, the majority in Italy.

Meanwhile the number of people treated and discharged rose 3.47 per cent DoD to 2,086, to bring the number of COVID-19 survivors to 62,276.

As of 01:30 GMT March 9 there were 43,943 active cases globally, of which some 14 per cent or 5,976 cases classified as serious or critical. Based on completed cases, (number of discharged + number of dead), the current case mortality rate equates to 6 per cent.


Global SARS-CoV-2 cases globally to 01:30GMT March 9
SARS-CoV-2 cases globally to 01:30 GMT March 9


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