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 August 12, 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

  • One new case record don August 7, taking the total to 142.
  • 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

  • Cambodia saw two new cases on August 12, taking the total to 268.
  • The country recorded 15 new cases on August 11, bringing the total to 266.
  • Cambodia saw three new cases on August 10, taking the total to 251.
  • Two new cases reported on August 9, bringing the total to 248.
  • Three new cases recorded on August 8, taking the total to 246.
  • Cambodia saw three new cases on August 5, taking the total to 243.
  • One new case on August 2, taking the total to 240.
  • Five new infections on August 1, taking the total to 239.
  • Eight new cases on July 30, taking the total to 234.
  • One new case on July 28, taking the total to 226.
  • 23 new cases on July 25, taking the total to 225.

Indonesia

  • The country saw 1,942 new cases and 79 deaths on August 12, bringing the totals to 130,718 cases and 5,903 deaths.
  • Indonesia saw 1,693 new cases and 59 deaths on August 11, taking the totals to 128,776 cases and 5,824 deaths.
  • The country recorded 1,687 new infections and 42 deaths on August 10, taking the totals to 127,083 infections and 5,765 deaths.
  • Indonesia saw 1,893 new infections and 65 deaths on August 9, bringing the totals to 125,396 infections and 5,723 deaths.
  • Indonesia recorded 2,277 new cases and 65 deaths on August 8, taking the totals to 123,503 cases and 5,658 deaths.
  • 2,473 new infections in Indonesia (a record) and 72 deaths reported on August 7, bringing the total to 121,226 infections and 5,593 deaths.
  • Indonesia saw 1,882 new infections and 69 deaths on August 6, bringing the total to 118,753 cases and 5,521 deaths.

Laos

  • The country saw one new case on July 24, taking the total to 20.
  • 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

  • 11 new cases recorded on August 12, taking the total to 9,114 cases amid 125 deaths.
  • The country saw nine new cases on August 11, bringing the total to 9,103 amid 125 deaths.
  • Malaysia recorded 11 new infections on August 10, taking the total to 9,094 amid 125 deaths.
  • Malaysia saw 13 new cases on August 9, bringing the totals to 9,083.
  • Seven new cases recorded on August 8, bringing the totals to 9,070 cases amid 125 deaths.
  • The country saw 25 new cases on August 7, taking the total to 9,063 cases amid 125 deaths.
  • Malaysia saw 5 new infections on August 6, taking the total to 9,038 amid 125 deaths.
  • Malaysia reported 21 new infections on August 5, taking the total to 9,023 amid 125 deaths.
  • The country recorded only one new case on August 4, taking the total to 9,002 amid 125 deaths.
  • Malaysia reported two new cases on August 3, taking the total to 9,001.

Myanmar

  • One new case in the country on August 9, bringing the total to 360.
  • Myanmar saw two new cases on August 7, taking the total to 359.
  • Two new cases reported on August 5, bringing the accumulative total to 357 cases.
  • Two new cases recorded on August 3, taking the total to 355.
  • Two new cases recorded on July 30, taking the toll to 353.
  • One new case reported on July 29, taking the total to 351.
  • The country saw two new cases on July 26, bringing the total to 350.
  • Two new cases on July 25, taking the total to 348.
  • Three new infections reported on July 24, taking the total to 346.
  • Two new cases recorded on July 22, bringing the national total to 343 amid six deaths.
  • One new infection recorded on July 19, taking the national total to 341 amid six deaths.

Philippines

  • The country recorded 4,444 new cases and 93 deaths on August 12, bringing the totals to 143,749 cases and 2,404 deaths.
  • The country saw 2,987 new cases and 19 deaths on August 11, taking the totals to 139,538 cases and 2,312 deaths.
  • 6,958 new cases and 24 deaths recorded on August 10, taking the national totals to 136,638 cases and 2,294 deaths.
  • The country saw 3,028 new cases and 61 deaths on August 9, taking the totals to 129,913 cases and 2,270 deaths.
  • The Philippines saw 4,131 new cases and 41 deaths on August 8, bringing the total to 126,885 cases and 2,209 deaths.
  • 3,379 new cases and 24 deaths recorded on August 7, taking the total to 122,754 cases and 2,168 deaths.
  • The country saw 3,561 new infections and 28 deaths on August 6, bringing the total to 119,460 infections and 2,150 deaths.
  • The country recorded 3,462 new cases and nine deaths on August 5, bringing the totals to 115,980 cases and 2,123 deaths.

Singapore

  • Singapore saw 42 new infections on August 12, taking the total to 55,395 amid 27 deaths.
  • The country saw 61 new cases on August 11, bringing the total to 55,353.
  • Singapore saw 188 new cases on August 10, taking the total to 55,292.
  • The country recorded 175 new cases on August 9, bringing the totals to 55,104 amid 27 deaths.
  • Singapore saw 132 new cases on August 8, taking the total to 54,929 amid 27 deaths. 
  • 242 new cases recorded on August 7, taking the national total to 54,797.
  • The country saw 301 new cases on August 6, taking the total to 54,555.
  • Singapore recorded 908 new cases on August 5, however, the majority of these came from migrant worker dormitories. Four cases were recorded in the community and four were imported cases.
  • Singapore saw 295 new cases on August 4, taking the national total to 53,346.

Thailand

  • Five new cases reported on August 12, taking the total to 3,356 amid 58 deaths.
  • The country saw no new cases on August 11.
  • Thailand saw no new cases on August 10.
  • Thailand saw three new cases on August 9, taking the total to 3,351 amid 58 deaths.
  • Three new cases recorded on August 8, bringing the total to 3,348.
  • 15 new cases reported on August 7, taking the national total to 3,345 amid 58 deaths.
  • Thailand saw two new cases on August 6, bringing the total to 3,330 amid 58 deaths.
  • Thailand recorded seven new cases on August 5, taking the totals to 3,328.
  • The country saw only one new case on August 4, taking the total to 3,321.
  • Thailand saw three new cases on August 3, bringing the total to 3,320.

Vietnam

  • As of August 12, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed a total of 866 cases of COVID-19. However, 399 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals. Vietnam has also recorded 17 deaths due to the pandemic. The latest local cases have been reported from Da Nang, Quang Nam, and Quang Tri. 
  • As of August 11, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed a total of 847 cases of COVID-19. However, 399 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals. Vietnam has also recorded 15 deaths due to the pandemic. The latest local cases have been reported from Da Nang and Quang Nam. 
  • As of August 10, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed a total of 841 cases of COVID-19. However, 395 of the affected patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals. Vietnam has also recorded 13 deaths due to the pandemic. The latest local cases have been reported from Da Nang, Bac Giang, Hanoi, and Quang Nam.

Other Asian countries and Regions

Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan has 37,345 cases and 1,354 deaths as of August 12.
  • The country has 37,269 cases and 1,344 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, the country has 37,162 cases and 1,328 deaths.

Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh has 266,498 cases and 3,513 deaths as of August 12.
  • The country has 263,503 cases and 3,471 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, the country has 260,507 cases and 3,438 deaths.

Bahrain

  • As of August 1, Bahrain has 44,804 cases and 165 deaths.
  • Bahrain has recorded 44,397 cases and 163 deaths as of August 10.
  • As of August 9, Bahrain has 44,011 cases and 162 deaths.

China

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  • China saw 25 new cases on August 12, taking the totals to 84,737.
  • The country saw 44 new cases on August 11, bringing the totals to 84,712 amid 4,634 deaths.
  • China reported 49 new cases on August 10, bringing the total to 84,668 amid 4,634 deaths.

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

  • The region has 4,244 cases and 63 deaths as of August 12.
  • As of August 11, Hong Kong has 4,182 cases and 58 deaths.
  • Total cases have now reached 4,149 and deaths to 55 as of August 10.

India

  • The country recorded 2,328,405 cases and 46,188 deaths as of August 11.
  • India has 2,267,153 cases and 45,353 deaths as of August 10.
  • Our new India specific updates can be found here.

Iran

  • The country has 333,699 cases and 18,988 deaths as of August 12.
  • As of August 11, Iran has 331,189 cases and 18,800 deaths.
  • The country has 328,844 cases and 18,616 deaths as of August 10.

Iraq

  • Iraq has 156,995 cases and 5,531 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 153,599 cases and 5,464 deaths as of August 10.
  • As of August 9, Iraq has 150,115 cases and 5,392 deaths.

Japan

  • The country has 48,928 cases and 1,052 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, Japan has 47,990 infections and 1,047 deaths.
  • Japan has 46,783 cases and 1,040 deaths as of August 9.

Jordan

  • Jordan has 1,283 cases and 11 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 1,268 cases and 11 deaths as of August 10.
  • As of August 9, Jordan has 1,252 cases amid 11 deaths.

Kazakhstan

  • The country has 100,855 cases and 1,269 as of August 12.
  • Kazakhstan has 100,164 cases and 1,269 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 99,442 cases amid 1,246 deaths as of August 10.

Kuwait

  • As of August 12, Kuwait has 73,785 cases and 489 deaths.
  • The country has 73,068 cases and 486 deaths as of August 11.
  • Kuwait has 72,400 cases and 482 deaths as of August 10.

Kyrgyzstan

  • The country has 40,759 cases and 1,484 deaths as of August 12.
  • Kyrgyzstan has 40,455 cases and 1,478 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 40,085 cases and 1,474 deaths as of August 10.

Lebanon

  • Lebanon has recorded 7,121 cases and 87 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, Lebanon has 6,812 cases and 80 deaths.
  • The country has 6,517 cases and 78 deaths as of August 9.

Macao

  • Macao has 46 cases as of July 27.
  • The number of cases has reached 45 as of July 24.
  • Macao records a single infection, bringing the total to 43.

Maldives

  • The country has recorded 5,223 cases and 20 deaths as of August 11.
  • The Maldives has recorded 5,157 cases and 19 deaths as of August 10.
  • As of August 9, the Maldives has 5,041 cases and 19 deaths.

Mongolia

  • The country has 293 cases as of August 2.
  • As of July 31, the country has 291 cases and zero cases.
  • The country has 288 cases as of July 24.

Nepal

  • As of August 12, Nepal has 24,432 cases and 91 deaths.
  • Nepal has 23,948 cases and 83 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 23,310 cases and 79 deaths as of August 10.

North Korea

  • North Korea has reported its first case on July 25, the city of Kaesong is under lockdown.

 Oman

  • The country has 82,299 cases and 539 deaths as of August 12.
  • Oman has 82,050 cases and 533 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, Oman has 81,787 cases and 521 deaths.

Pakistan

  • As of August 12, Pakistan has 285,921 cases and 6,129 deaths.
  • The country has 285,191 cases and 6,112 deaths as of August 11.
  • Pakistan has 284,660 cases and 6,097 deaths as of August 10.

Palestine

  • Palestine has 14,875 cases and 104 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, Palestine has 14,510 cases and 100 deaths.
  • The country has 14,208 cases and 97 deaths as of August 9.

Qatar

  • As of August 12, Qatar has 113,938 cases and 190 deaths.
  • Qatar has 113,646 cases and 188 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 113,262 cases and 188 deaths as of August 10.

Russia

  • As of August 12, Russia 902,701 cases and 15,260 deaths.
  • Russia has 897,599 cases and 15,131 deaths as of August 11.
  • Our new Russia-specific updates here.

Saudi Arabia

  • The country has 293,037 cases and 3,269 deaths as of August 12.
  • The Kingdom has 291,468 cases and 3,233 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 289,947 cases and 3,199 deaths as of August 10.

South Korea

  • The country has 14,714 cases and 305 deaths as of August 12.
  • South Korea has 14,660 cases amid 305 deaths as of August 11
  • As of August 10, South Korea has 14,626 cases and 305 deaths.

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka has 2,880 cases and 11 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 2,871 cases and 11 deaths as of August 10.
  • Sri Lanka has 2,844 cases and 11 deaths as of August 9.

Taiwan

  • The country has 481 cases as of August 12.
  • As of August 9, Taiwan has 480 cases amid seven deaths.
  • Taiwan has 479 cases as of August 8.

Turkey

  • As of August 11, Turkey has 243,180 cases and 5,873 deaths.
  • Turkey has 241,997 cases and 5,858 deaths as of August 10.
  • The country has 240,804 cases and 5,844 deaths as of August 9.

United Arab Emirates

  • The UAE has 62,966 cases and 358 deaths as of August 11.
  • As of August 10, the country has 62,704 cases and 357 deaths.
  • The UAE has 62,525 infections and 357 deaths as of August 9.

Uzbekistan

  • Uzbekistan has 31,747 cases and 204 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 31,304 cases and 200 deaths as of August 10.
  • As of August 9, Uzbekistan has 30,609 cases and 194 deaths.

Yemen

  • Yemen has 1,831 cases and 523 deaths as of August 11.
  • The country has 1,832 cases and 518 deaths as of August 10.
  • Yemen has 1,804 cases and 515 deaths as of August 9.

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