COVID-19 infection crosses 94.2 million globally as deaths cross more than 2.015 million.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.
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Brunei had +0 new cases, has a total of 173 with 3 deaths.
Brunei Darussalam entered the third day without new COVID-19 cases yesterday, keeping the national tally of confirmed cases at 174 with three active cases receiving treatment at the National Isolation Centre.
The latest information of COVID-19 as of noon yesterday was shared by MoH in a press release.
There were no local transmissions of the virus for 254 days.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) took 143 samples for testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours and carried out 86,510 tests since January 2020.
Some 547 individuals are undergoing mandatory self-isolation at government monitoring centres after arriving from abroad while 11,271 have completed their stint since March 2020.
In its breakdown of COVID-19 cases in the country, healthinfo.gov.bn revealed that there were 139 cases in the Brunei-Muara District, 29 in the Belait District and six in the Tutong District.
Information can be obtained from MoH official website at www.moh.gov.bn, Health Advice Line at 148 or through the BruHealth app or healthinfo.gov.bn web app.
There has been +15 new positive case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia. The tally is at 426. No deaths. Total recovered at 381.
66 – number of Cambodian migrant workers infected with COVID-19, now 436
Cambodia continued to register alarming increases in returning migrant workers testing positive for COVID-19 with another 10 detected yesterday, bringing migrant workers cluster total to 66.
The ministry of health made the announcement this morning even while Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the supply of one million doses of Chinese made COVID-19 vaccines gifted by the Chinese Government.
The 10 cases announced today are a 30-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, a 32-year-old woman, a 19-year-old woman, all of whom are from Sangkat Phsar Kandal, Poipet City, Banteay Meanchey Province and had arrived in Cambodia on 13 January, 2021, a 21-year-old woman, from Thmor Koul District, Battambang Province who arrived on 13 January, 2021, a 25-year-old woman, residing in Bavel District, Battambang Province, arrived on 12 January, 2021, a 19-year-old woman, residing in Sangkat Phsar Kandal, Poipet City, Banteay Meanchey Province, a 33-year-old man from Tapoung commune, Thmor Kol district, Battambang province who returned on 12 January, 2021,
They are currently being treated at Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital.
A 31-year-old woman from Stung Karch Commune, Sala Krao District, Pailin Province who arrived on 12 January, 2021, a36-year-old female from the same area who returned on 2 January 2, 2021 and was tested positive on the 13th day and a 31-year-old woman from the same area and who had returned on the same date and tested positive on the 13th day.
Meanwhile a 21-year-old woman from Koun Phnom village, O’Andong commune, Sala Krao district, Pailin province who traveled from Thailand to Cambodia on January 1, 2021 was treated and discharged from the Pailin Provincial Referral Hospital.
The latest tally is now 436 confirmed cases in the Kingdom include 311 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 12 Americans, 12 Indonesians, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 3 Indians, 2 Hungarians, 2 Pakistanis, 2 Japanese, 1 Belgian, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Polish, and 1 Jordanian.
The total recovered cases in Cambodia thus rose to 382, with zero death recorded.
Cambodia to get 1 million doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, enhancing ironclad ties with China
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday via a Facebook voice message that the Chinese government has provided 1 million doses of COVID19 vaccines to the Royal Government of Cambodia to vaccinate 500,000 people.
According to the premier, the prioritised people to be vaccinated include circles of the King, the President of the Senate, the President of the National Assembly, doctors, teachers, all-level armed forces, the judiciary, and other public service providers like taxi drivers.
He informed the public that in the context of widespread virus, the Kingdom shall not hesitate to receive Chinese-aided COVID19 vaccines although they have not yet approved by WHO.
The vaccines China announced to provide to Cambodia have already been used by the Chinese top leaders, the people of Indonesia, and other millions of people around the world.
The premier confirmed that the vaccination will be free of charge and based on a voluntary principle. He continued to call on people to adhere to the Ministry of Health’s hygienic principles to prevent COVID19.
There are a total of 426 COVID-19 cases detected in Cambodia, including 301 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 12 Americans, 12 Indonesians, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 3 Indians, 2 Hungarians, 2 Pakistanis, 2 Japanese, 1 Belgian, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Polish, and 1 Jordanian.
Of this, up to Friday 15 January 2021, 56 were from the Cambodian migrant workers cluster and, 41 from the November 28 Community Incident cluster.
The total number of cured cases to 381, with zero death recorded. There were 343 imported cases.
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The country reported +12,818 new infections, taking the totals to 882,418 infections with +238 new deaths, bringing total to 25,484 deaths.
Indonesia Passes 14,000 Coronavirus Cases in a Day
BY :HERU ANDRIYANTO
JANUARY 16, 2021
A medical staff takes a break during a mass testing for coronavirus in Depok, West Java. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Jakarta. Indonesia’s ongoing surge in newly coronavirus cases reached a new level with an additional 14,224 cases on Saturday to set a new high for the fourth straight day and take the country’s total to 896,642, government figures show.
Saturday’s count is 11 percent higher than the previous high reported only a day earlier and marks the longest run of record-breaking daily numbers since the outbreak started.
The total number of active cases stands at 143,517 or 16 percent of reported cases.
A further 283 Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 25,767.
The country has been experiencing the steepest rise in both newly coronavirus cases and deaths since the start of the year. It has added 153,444 cases and 3,629 deaths in the 16-day period.
Jakarta and West Java, both shared more than a third of the overall cases nationwide, broke their own record for the highest number of coronavirus cases in a day.
Jakarta has recorded 3,526 new cases in the past 24 hours to take its total to 223,970, including 3,705 deaths. The capital city has recorded more than 40,000 cases since the start of the year.
West Java added 3,460 cases for a total of 111,096 and reported the province’s highest daily death toll of 42 to bring its total death toll to 1,336.
It’s for the third day in a row that the country’s most populous province has beaten its own high in daily numbers.
Central Java becomes only the third province to have passed the 100,000 mark. The grim figure was reached after the province recorded 1,997 new cases in the 24-hour period, bringing its total number of cases to 101,049.
The province recorded 68 deaths, the highest casualty toll of the day, to bring its total number of Covid-19 deaths to 4,443.
East Java registered 1,160 new cases, the fourth time it saw daily numbers surpassing 1,000 since the outbreak started, for a total of 98,403.
At least 6,833 people have died of Covid-19 in East Java, more than any other provinces.
The combined number of cases in the country’s four most populous provinces makes up 60 percent of the national tally.
South Sulawesi has among the fastest growth of newly cases in recent months. It has added 9,315 cases since January 1 and beaten its own record for the highest daily numbers six times in the process.
It passed the 40,000 mark on Saturday after reporting its highest single-day rise of 659. Its current total represents a 95 percent increase on the figure on November 30.
Similarly, East Kalimantan has seen a dramatic surge in cases since late November.
In the first 16 days of the year, East Kalimantan has recorded 6,082 cases, in comparison to the monthly total of 5,530 in November. The province has recorded a total of 33,158 cases.
Bali, one of the world’s most famous resort islands, has been experiencing a dramatic surge in newly cases in the last two weeks.
Daily numbers in Bali fell to fewer than 100 in October and November but began to see an upturn early last month.
It has been averaging 215 cases since the beginning of January, with a total of 21,030 cases.
Coronavirus cases are rising in Yogyakarta with an average of 281 cases this month. The province in southern Java has recorded a total of 16,656 cases, an increase of 174 percent when compared to its figures on Dec. 1.
Banten is the last province to average more than 200 cases this month. It’s now ranked ninth among worst-affected provinces with a total of 21,827 cases.
The country reported +0 new case recorded, total at 41. No deaths.
Virus taskforce urges continued vigilance against Covid-19
The authorities are urging officials and people throughout the country to fully comply with government guidelines to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus following fresh outbreaks in several Asean countries.
The country reported +3,211 new cases, taking the total to 151,066, with +8 new deaths, total deaths at 586.