Southeast Asian countries report more COVID-19 infection cases hinh anh 1Fast COVID-19 testing in Kualanamu airport, North Sumatra, Indonesia (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Secretary of the Indonesian Health Ministry's disease control and prevention directorate general Achmad Yurianto reported that his country confirmed 395 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths on May 4, raising its total infections and fatalities to 11,587 and 864 respectively.

Malaysia announced 55 more people who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 6,353, including 105 deaths.

Meanwhile, the Singaporean Health Ministry said the number of COVID-19 cases in the country totaled 18,778, with 573 new patients have been confirmed.

On the same day, health authorities of the Philippines reported 262 more patients of the pandemic, bringing the total to 9,485. The disease killed 623 people in the country.

In Thailand, the total of infections was 2,987, including 54 deaths. As many as 2,470 patients of the disease have been successfully treated in the country, while 193 others were still being treated at medical facilities.

For its part, the Lao Ministry of Health said on May 4 that the country has not recorded any new case during the last 22 days.

As of May 3, 19 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Laos, of which 10 have been recovered from the disease./.