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Malaysia crosses the threshold of 7,000 coronavirus cases with 114 deaths

May 20, 2020

The Malaysian authorities reported on Wednesday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has exceeded 7,000, with a total of 114 deaths.

According to Minister of Health Nur Hisham Abdulá, 31 new infections were confirmed on the last day, so the total number of infections is 7,009. “Ten of these new cases are imported, while a further 21 are the result of local transmission,” he said.

It has also been pointed out that ten of the locally infected are foreigners, according to the television station CNA. The minister also stated that there are 5,706 people who have recovered and eleven are in intensive care.

Malaysia crosses the threshold of 7,000 coronavirus cases with 114 deaths
Malaysia crosses the threshold of 7,000 coronavirus cases with 114 deaths

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyidin Yasin has stressed that evictions and crowds of more than twenty people are prohibited across the country.