MP SPEAKS | Has M'sia lost control over the pandemic's third wave?

Lim Kit Siang

Modified 20 Nov 2020, 6:23 am

MP SPEAKS | Malaysia registered the second-highest daily increase of Covid-19 cases yesterday – 1,290 new cases and four deaths to reach a cumulative total of 51,680 Covid-19 cases and 326 deaths.

If Covid-19 infections increase at the daily average of the past week, i.e. 1,127 cases a day, we are likely to overtake China by the end of the year as a country with the more number of Covid-19 infections than them.

Today, China is placed 65th with 86,381 Covid-19 cases, far behind eleven countries which have passed the million mark of Covid-19 cases led by United States with over 12 million cases, India, second with over nine million cases, Brazil, third with nearly six million cases, France, fourth and Russia, fifth with each country over two million cases.

The global cumulative total for Covid-19 cases has passed the 57 millionth mark while the global cumulative total for fatalities has exceeded 1.36 million lives.

In the early period of the Covid-19 epidemic, when ... 

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