Indonesia surpasses Philippines in COVID-19 cases hinh anh 1A health worker takes a nasal swab for COVID-19 testing from a resident in Bekasi city of Indonesia on September 24 (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – With 4,411 new COVID-19 cases reported on October 15, Indonesia has surpassed the Philippines to have the highest number of coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia at 349,160.             
The country also had 112 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the total fatalities to 12,268.

The same day, the Philippines recorded 2,261 more cases and 50 additional deaths, raising the total count to 348,698 and fatalities to 6,497.

Meanwhile, the number of cases in Malaysia reached 18,129 with 589 new infections, and fatalities now stood at 170 with three more deaths on October 15./.