3 days Malaysia posts record daily rise in COVID-19 cases ahead of fresh movement curbs Inquirer
KUALA LUMPUR --- Malaysia reported a record 3,309 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday (Jan 12) ahead of a renewed shutdown to be imposed in several states from Wednesday. The tally is the biggest daily rise since the pandemic was first detected in the country on Jan 25 last year. The health ministry also announced four new deaths. Cumulatively, Malaysia has 141,533 Covid-19 cases and 559 deaths. The latest update comes even as another minister tested positive for the virus, bringing the total to three within the last few days. Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin found that he has Covid-19 on Tuesday ... more