(AFP photo)The number of new coronavirus cases in Southeast Asian nations rose on Sunday, including a dramatic increase in the Philippines. PhilippinesThe Philippine health ministry on Sunday reported 343 new coronavirus cases, marking the country's largest daily increase in infections, and three additional deaths. That raised the total number of known infections in the country to 1,418, while the death toll has reached 71, it said. MalaysiaMalaysia reported 150 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total to 2,470, the highest in Southeast Asia. Indonesia confirmed 130 new coronavirus infections, taking the total to 1,285, a health ministry official said on Sunday.
Source: Bangkok Post March 29, 2020 10:41 UTC