The number of infections in the Philippines exceeded 4,000, Cambodia had a reinfection, and Singapore imposed strong sanctions
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The number of infections in the Philippines exceeded 4,000, Cambodia had a reinfection, and Singapore imposed strong sanctions

As of 4:00 p.m. on April 9, Southeast Asia recorded 16,186 cases of infection with the new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causing acute respiratory infection Covid-19, with 592 deaths and 3,618 recoveries.

Update on the Covid-19 epidemic situation in Southeast Asia until 4:00 p.m. on April 9.

Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia are the three countries recording the highest daily increase in cases in the region, with 109, 206 and 337 cases, respectively, bringing the total number of infections in these three countries to 4,228, 4,076 and 3,293 respectively.

Indonesia is the country recording the highest number of new deaths per day in the region, with 40 cases, followed by the Philippines with 21 deaths.

The Cambodian Ministry of Health announced that the first case of reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 was a 40-year-old man, residing in the Russey Keo district in the capital Phnom Penh, who had been treated and recovered from Covid-19 previously.

Khmer Times newspaper reported that the above man showed symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection again over the weekend and since then has been tested twice.

A Cambodian official said that patients who have had Covid-19 have produced antibodies to protect themselves.

The Cambodian Ministry of Health also confirmed 1 new case of SARS-CoV-2 infection, a 30-year-old Chinese woman who had long-term contact with 2 people with Covid-19 in Phnom Penh.

Thus, as of the morning of April 9, Cambodia had 118 cases of Covid-19 (1 case infected twice), of which 68 people have recovered.

Faced with the situation of many people not complying with regulations on social distancing and home quarantine, Singaporean officials said they will apply strong sanctions, and violators will even have to appear in court.

Minister of Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli announced that from April 9, the authorities will no longer issue reminders like the past 2 days but will immediately take personal information of people who violate regulations on keeping

Individuals who violate the distancing regulations for the second time will be fined 300 SGD (nearly 5 million VND) and for the third violation will have to appear in court.

Minister Masagos Zulkifli said that there are currently many Singaporeans who are still not really serious about the current Covid-19 epidemic situation.

Not only are there widespread violations of social distancing, but the fact that some Singaporeans continue to gather in large numbers despite warnings is also causing headaches for Singaporean officials.

On April 9, on his personal Facebook, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong complained that there were still too many groups of people gathering and he once again called on people to stay home and strictly comply with the Government’s regulations.

According to The Viet

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