Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP
Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Malaysia warns of rising child deaths; Singapore says sorry after teen gets wrong vaccine

  • Malaysia has for several weeks been reporting Asean’s heaviest caseload, per capita, with at least 50 virus-related deaths every day since May 17
  • Elsewhere, the highly infectious Delta variant was detected for the first time in Melbourne and the ‘Quad vaccine initiative’ was highlighted on a US-India call

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP
Health workers wearing protective gear carry a coffin during a funeral for a Covid-19 victim in Semenyih, Malaysia, last month. Photo: AP
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