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The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.
Here is the ASEAN status as of Tuesday, 7am, May 11, 2021
Here we provide updated information on cases in Asean, comprising new cases, total cases, new deaths and total deaths.
Brunei had +0 new cases, has a total of 230 with 3 deaths.
Since the May 6 commencement of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine opt-in programme, 2,013 individuals have been inoculated nationwide.
A total of 678 individuals were administered the vaccine at the Indoor Stadium in Brunei -Muara District yesterday, while Belait District recorded 110, Tutong District 66, and Temburong District 44.
Slots for the AstraZeneca vaccine are currently offered to individuals aged 18 and above on a voluntary basis.
These additional slots are limited and available only from May 6-29.
Individuals who reserve a slot via the BruHealth app will be assured of the reservation and given priority.
There has been 506 new positive case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia. The tally is at 19,743. 126 deaths. Total recovered at 7,820.
The country reported +4,891 new cases, taking total to 1,718,575, +206 new deaths, total is at 47,218 deaths.
The country reported +25 new case recorded, total at 1,327, +0. Total death is at 1.
Vientiane woman dies after being vaccinated
A 63-year-old woman has died after being given the AstraZeneca vaccine last week, the National Taskforce for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced on Tuesday.
The women, identified as Mrs Bounya from Na-khoun village in Vientiane’s Naxaithong district, was vaccinated at the Lao International Trade Exhibition and Convention Centre (Lao-ITECC) on May 7.
“She passed all the checks including a temperature test before she was vaccinated and did not feel unwell immediately afterwards,” Dr Bandith Xomphonphakdy, a vaccine expert, said.
Representing the taskforce, Dr Bandith said the day after being vaccinated the woman experienced pain in her legs and other parts of her body. She had previously been diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension.
The country reported +3,807 new cases, taking total 444,484, +17 new deaths, total is at 1,700 deaths.
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Myanmar reported +16 new cases, taking total to 142,963, +0 new deaths, total is at 3,210 deaths
The Philippines recorded +6,846 new cases, bringing the total to 1,108,826 with +90 new deaths, bringing total 18,562 deaths.
Reported +19 new cases, taking the total to 61,378 and 0 new death, tally now 31 deaths.
Reported +1,630 new cases, total at 85,005, +22 new deaths, total deaths stands at 421.
Vietnam reported +129 new cases and a total of 3,461 cases, no new death, total remains at 35.