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Hanoi (VNA)Indonesia reported 4,002 new cases of COVID-19 on September 29, raising the country’s total count to 282,724.

The coronavirus disease claimed 128 more lives in the country during the past 24 hours, pushing the fatalities to 10,601.

The Philippines confirmed 2,025 new cases and 68 deaths the same day. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country now amounts to 309,303, and death tolls to 5,448.

Meanwhile, Thailand will receive the first group of foreign tourists arriving on a flight from China next week, marking the first step in re-starting tourism which has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The country so far recorded 3,559 COVID-19 cases, with 59 deaths./.