The Coronavirus in Asia and ASEAN – Live Updates by Country

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(This article will be updated continuously. It was originally published on January 28, 2020. It was last updated on July 4, 2020)

Due to the developing situation in China and Asia concerning the Coronavirus, we will be operating this article as a running live update service to keep businesses involved in ASEAN and Asia updated with the latest relevant regional news. 

For specific updates concerning China and related business advisory, please click here.

ASEAN coronavirus updates (Live updates by country)

Brunei

  • No new cases reported in Brunei.
  • The number of cases has increased by two to 141.
  • Brunei now has 139 cases.
  • No new cases reported in Brunei.
  • 138 cases in the country.
  • 137 cases in the country.
  • Cases in the country are now 136.

Cambodia

  • Two new cases on June 28, taking the total to 141.
  • The country saw nine new cases on June 27, taking its total to 139.
  • The country saw one new case on June 23, taking the total to 130.
  • As of June 18, Cambodia has 129 cases.
  • As of June 12, the country has 126 cases.

Indonesia

  • Indonesia reported 1,447 new cases and 53 deaths on July 4, taking the totals to 62,142 cases and 3,089 deaths.
  • The country saw 1,301 new infections and 49 deaths on July 3, taking the national totals to 60,695 infections and 3,036 deaths.
  • Indonesia saw a record 1,624 new cases on July 2, bringing the national total to 59,394. The death toll increased by 53 to 2,987.
  • The country reported 1,385 new cases and 58 deaths on July 1, taking the totals to 57,770 cases and 2,934 deaths. 
  • Indonesia recorded 1,293 new cases and 71 deaths on June 30, bringing the totals to 56,385 cases and 2,876 deaths.
  • Indonesia saw 1,082 new cases and 51 deaths on June 29, bringing the total to 55,092 cases and 2,805 deaths.
  • 1,198 new cases and 34 deaths recorded on June 28, bringing the totals to 54,010 cases and 2,754 deaths.

Laos

  • No new cases reported in Laos.
  • The country now has 19 cases.
  • 18 people are now positive for COVID-19.
  • The country has 16 cases.
  • Laos has now recorded 10 cases.

Malaysia

  • Malaysia recorded 10 new cases and no deaths on July 4, taking the total to 8,658 cases.
  • The country saw five new cases on July 3, bringing the national total to 8,648.
  • Malaysia saw three new cases on July 2, taking the total to 8,643.
  • Only one new case reported on July 1, taking the total to 8,640.
  • Malaysia recorded only two new cases on June 30, taking the total to 8,639.
  • The country saw three new cases on June 29, taking the total to 8,637.
  • 18 new cases reported on June 28, bringing the total to 8,634.
  • The country recorded 10 new cases on June 27, bringing the total to 8,616.
  • Malaysia saw six new cases on June 26, taking the total to 8,606.

Myanmar

  • As of July 3, the country recorded 306 cases.
  • As of July 2, Myanmar has 304 infections amid six deaths.
  • The country saw six new cases on June 28, taking its total to 299.
  • The International Monetary Fund said it will provide Myanmar with $356.5m in emergency funding.
  • One new case recorded on June 24, taking its total to 293.
  • The country saw two new cases on June 23, taking its total to 292.

Philippines

  • The country saw 1,494 new cases and 10 deaths on July 4, taking the totals to 41,830 cases and 1,290 deaths.
  • The Philippines recorded 1,531 new infections and six deaths on July 3, taking the total to 40,336 infections and 1,280 deaths.
  • The country recorded 294 new cases and four deaths on July 2, taking the total to 38,805 cases and 1,274 deaths.
  • The Philippines saw 997 new infections and four deaths on July 1, bringing the totals to 38,511 infections and 1,270 deaths.
  • The country saw 1,076 new cases and 11 deaths on June 30, bringing the national totals to 37,514 cases and 1,266 deaths.
  • 983 new infections and 11 deaths recorded on June 29, taking the totals to 36,438 infections and 1,255 deaths.
  • 652 new cases and eight deaths reported on June 28, bringing the total to 35,455 cases and 1,244 deaths.
  • The country saw 730 new infections and 12 deaths on June 27, bringing the total to 34,803 cases and 1,236 deaths.
  • 1,004 new cases and 12 deaths recorded on June 26, bringing the national totals to 34,073 cases and 1,224 deaths.

Singapore

  • 185 new cases recorded on July 4, bringing the total to 44,664 cases.
  • 169 new infections reported on July 3, taking the total to 44,479.
  • Singapore reported 188 new cases on July 2, taking the total to 44,310.
  • Singapore recorded 215 new infections on July 1 and no deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 44,122. 
  • Singapore saw 246 new cases on June 30, bringing the national total to 43,907.
  • The country saw 202 new cases on June 29, taking the total to 43,661 cases.
  • Singapore has started to hand out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices as part of its measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The country saw 213 new cases on June 28, bringing the national total to 43,459.
  • Singapore saw 291 new infections on June 27, taking the total to 43,246.
  • 219 new cases recorded on June 26, bringing the total to 42,955.

Thailand

  • Five new cases on July 4, taking the total to 3,185 cases.
  • Thailand saw only one new case on July 3, taking the total to 3,180.
  • The country saw six new cases on July 2, bringing the total to 3,179.
  • Thailand recorded two new cases on July 1, taking its total to 3,173.
  • Two new cases in Thailand on June 30, taking the national total to 3,171.
  • Thailand will allow international flights starting from July 1. 
  • Thailand saw seven new cases on June 29, bringing the total to 3,169.
  • The country saw no new cases on June 28.

Vietnam

  • No new cases recorded on July 4.
  • As of July 3, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remained at 355. However, 340 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
  • As of July 2, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remained at 355. However, 336 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
  • A survey by Nikkei Asian Review and IHS Markit shows that Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was 51.1 in June up 42.7 in May for the first time in five months. As per the survey, a score of above 50 represents growth.
  • As of July 1, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remained at 355. However, 335 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
     

Other Asian countries and Regions

Afghanistan

  • As of July 4, Afghanistan has 32,672 cases and 826 deaths.
  • Afghanistan now has 32,324 cases and 819 deaths as of July 3.

Bangladesh

  • As of July 4, Bangladesh has 159,679 cases and 1,997 deaths.
  • The country now has 156,391 cases and 1,968 deaths as of July 3.

Bahrain

  • Bahrain recorded 28,410 cases and 95 deaths as of July 3.
  • The country has 27,837 cases and 94 deaths as of July 2.
  • Bahrain has 27,414 infections and 92 deaths as of July 1.

China

For specific updates concerning China, please click here.

  • Three new cases in China on July 4, taking its total to 83,545.
  • Five new cases in China on July 3, taking its total to 83,542.
  • Three new cases reported on July 2, bringing the total to 83,537. The death toll remains at 4,634.

East Timor

  • No new cases reported on May 25.
  • No new cases reported as of May 24.
  • The number of cases stands at 24.
  • 23 cases now reported in East Timor.

Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong has 1,259 cases amid seven deaths as of July 4.
  • Hong Kong has 1,248 cases amid seven deaths as of July 3.

India

  • As of July 3, India has 649,889 infections and 18,669 deaths.
  • As of July 2, India recorded 627,168 cases and 18,225 deaths.
  • Our new India specific updates can be found here.

Iran

  • As of July 4, Iran recorded 237,878 cases and 11,408 deaths.
  • Total cases in Iran has reached 235,429 and total deaths to 11,260 as of July 3.

Iraq

  • Iraq now has 56,020 cases and 2,262 deaths as of July 3.
  • As of July 2, Iraq recorded 53,708 cases and 2,160 deaths.
  • Iraq has 51,524 cases and 2,050 deaths as of July 1.

Japan

  • Japan has 19,068 cases and 976 deaths as of July 3.
  • The country has 18,874 cases and 975 deaths as of July 2.

Jordan

  • Jordan has recorded 1,147 infections and 10 deaths as of July 3.
  • As of July 2, Jordan recorded 1,136 cases amid nine deaths.

Kazakhstan

  • As of July 4, Kazakhstan recorded 45,719 cases amid 188 deaths.
  • As of July 3, Kazakhstan has 44,075 cases amid 188 deaths.

Kuwait

  • As of July 4, Kuwait reported 49,303 infections and365 deaths.
  • The country now has 48,672 infections and 360 deaths as of July 3.

Kyrgyzstan

  • Kyrgystan recorded 7,094 cases and 78 deaths as of July 4.
  • As of July 3, Kyrgystan has 6,767 infections and 76 deaths.

Lebanon

  • As of July 3, Lebanon recorded 1,830 cases amid 35 deaths.
  • Lebanon recorded 1,796 cases amid 35 deaths as of July 2.
  • The country reported no new cases on July 1.

Macao

  • The number of cases has reached 45.
  • Macao records a single infection, bringing the total to 43.

Maldives

  • The country now has 2,410 cases amid 10 deaths as of July 3.
  • As of July 2, the Maldives recorded 2,400 cases and 10 deaths.
  • The country recorded 2,382 cases amid nine deaths as of July 1.

Mongolia

  • As of June 30, Mongolia has 220 cases.
  • As of June 26, Mongolia has 219 cases and no deaths.

Nepal

  • As of July 4, Nepal reported 15,491 cases and 34 deaths.
  • Nepal has 15,259 infections and 32 deaths as of July 3.

 Oman

  • The country reported 45,106 cases and 203 deaths as of July 4.
  • Oman has recorded 43,929 cases and 193 deaths as of July 3.

Pakistan

  • The country reported 225,283 cases and 4,619 deaths as of July 4.
  • Pakistan has recorded 221,896 cases and 4,551 deaths as of July 3.

Palestine

  • The country now has 3,334 cases amid 11 deaths as of July 3.
  • Palestine has 3,080 infections and nine deaths as of July 2.
  • As of July 1, Palestine has 2,758 cases amid eight deaths.

Qatar

  • Qatar recorded 99,183 cases and 123 deaths as of July 4.
  • As of July 3, Qatar has 98,653 cases and 121 deaths.

Russia

  • Russia has 674,515 cases and 10,027 deaths as of July 4.
  • The country has 667,883 infections and 9,859 deaths as of July 3.
  • Our new Russia-specific updates here.

Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia has 205,929 infections and 1,858 deaths as of July 4.
  • Saudi Arabia has 201,801 cases and 1,802 deaths as of July 3.
  • The country now has 197,608 infections and 1,752 deaths as of July 2.

South Korea

  • South Korea now has 13,030 infections and 283 deaths as of July 4.
  • The country now has 12,967 cases and 282 deaths as of July 3.
  • As of July 2, South Korea recorded 12,904 infections amid 282 deaths.

Sri Lanka

  • As of July 3, Sri Lanka has 2,069 cases and 11 deaths.
  • As of July 2, Sri Lanka recorded 2,066 cases and 11 deaths.
  • The country now has 2,054 cases amid 11 deaths as of July 1.

Taiwan

  • Taiwan has 447 cases and seven deaths as of June 26.
  • Taiwan has 446 infections as of June 19.

Turkey

  • The country now has 203,456 cases and 5,186 deaths as of July 3.
  • Turkey recorded 202,284 infections and 5,167 deaths as of July 2.
  • As of July 1, the country recorded 201,098 cases and 5,150 deaths.

United Arab Emirates

  • The UAE has 50,141 infections and 318 deaths as of July 3.
  • The country now has 49,469 infections and 317 deaths as of July 2.
  • Total cases have now reached 49,069 and total deaths to 316 as of July 1.

Uzbekistan

  • As of July 3, Uzbekistan now has 9,396 cases and 29 deaths.
  • Uzbekistan recorded 9,078 cases and 27 deaths as of July 2.
  • The country now has 8,781 infections amid 26 deaths as of July 1.

Yemen

  • Yemen has recorded 1,240 cases and 335 deaths as of July 3.
  • As of July 2, Yemen has 1,221 cases and 325 deaths.
  • Yemen has 1,190 cases and 318 deaths as of July 1.

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