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Malaysia vs the world: How are we doing in fight against Covid-19?

Nigel Aw

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Modified 27 Mar 2020, 4:14 pm

KINIGUIDE | Fifty days after Malaysia recorded its first Covid-19 case, the country came to a turning point on March 15, as it began to consistently record more than a hundred daily cases.

Three days later, Malaysia entered into a partial lockdown under the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Malaysia is not alone in facing a spike in Covid-19 infections sparked by mass gatherings.

For some countries, the next phase is a paralysis of the healthcare system and mounting death. While others have succeeded in "flattening the curve" and averted, or postponed, disaster.

This article compares the trends of the Covid-19 pandemic in Malaysia and other countries and looks at what are the lessons to be learnt.

The chart below allows readers to compare Malaysia with other countries. Please...

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