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Covid-19: Steep rise in active cases, deaths worrying - Malaysiakini

This is a weekly round-up of Covid-19 related matters in Malaysia and globally from May 29 up to noon today. In Malaysia, case numbers are nearing 600,000 and globally, the virus has infected more than 172 million people and caused over 3.7 million deaths. More than 216 countries and territories are affected by the pandemic.

As the first phase of the full movement control order enters its fourth day today, Malaysia is still grappling with copious new Covid-19 cases and three-digit fatalities daily.

Yesterday, 8,209 new infections were reported nationwide with Selangor’s number surging to 3,125. Kuala Lumpur accounted for 801 cases and Johor 752.

During the week under review…