Malaysia reports 1,552 new COVID-19 infections, 6 more deaths

Malaysia reported 1,552 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the national total to 4,834,560, according to the health ministry.
Fire in Sri Lankan capital destroys at least 80 houses
At least 80 houses were destroyed due to a fire that broke out in a highly populous area in Colombo on Tuesday night, with around 220 people displaced, Sri Lankan police said.
5 killed, 11 injured in house collapse in NW Pakistan
At least five people were killed and 11 others injured after a house collapsed in the Kurram district of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, local media reported Tuesday.
New Zealand records highest visitor arrivals since pandemic
New Zealand's tourism recovery is on its way with international visitor arrivals reaching the highest level since the borders were closed in March 2020, Tourism Minister Stuart Nash said on Tuesday.
51 people confirmed dead after boat capsizes in northern Bangladesh
At least 51 people have died after a boat capsized in a northern Bangladesh district on Sunday, a senior police officer said Monday.
Dengue fever continues to spread in Pakistan
The number of dengue fever cases is continuing to rise in Pakistan amid an outbreak blamed largely on floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in the South Asian country.
Singapore reports 1,606 new COVID-19 cases
Singapore reported 1,606 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,892,947.