Cases continue to rise in many countries in Southeast Asia who says the Asia Pacific epidemic is facing a 'protracted war'
On March 31, the total number of confirmed cases in Indonesia increased to 1528, with 136 deaths. Indonesian President Joko announced that Indonesia has entered a national health emergency.
On the same day, the Vietnamese government announced that it would carry out social isolation nationwide for 15 days from 0:00 on April 1. At present, there are 204 confirmed cases in the country.
In addition, the number of confirmed cases in the Philippines has increased to 2084 and the number of deaths has reached 88. Interior minister Eduardo & middot; Arnold's infection. Officials said the Ministry of health will decide whether to extend the blockade of Luzon based on the data.
Ge Xijian, regional director of the Western Pacific of the World Health Organization, said on March 31 that the epidemic is far from over in the Asia Pacific region, which will be a protracted war. He reminded countries in the region to be prepared and not to relax their vigilance.