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Covid-19 cases reach five figures and 7 news you may have missed

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed, in brief.

1. The number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia now exceeds 10,000 cases, after 62 new cases were reported yesterday, including among healthcare workers and domestic travellers.

2. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin urged Sabahan voters to choose parties that are in federal power, while Sabah BN chief Bung Moktar Radin said Umno and BN have changed and are committed to a fairer, transparent and trustworthy administration that will deliver on its promises to the people.

3. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, small-scale Malaysia Day celebrations continue with some precautions in place.

4. Muhyiddin has been working to keep the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah coalition together and launched a joint manifesto, while Warisan president Shafie Apdal questioned how the ‘fractured’ opposition pact could deliver its promises.

5. Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku president Jeffery Kitingan confirmed that his party and Perikatan Nasional are backing a number of independent candidates after being “betrayed” by Parti Bersatu Sabah.

6. An initiative to help Sabahans in Peninsula Malaysia return to Sabah to vote on Sept 26 has received nearly 5,000 applications so far, but only has the capacity to help 500 of the voters.

7. Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said he hopes Malaysia will be able to announce travel bubbles with Singapore and other partners soon.

8. The latest modifications to the MRT Putrajaya Line (formerly named the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line) is available for public inspection for three months, starting today.

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