'Virus spread after premature move to allow interstate, district travel'

Annabelle Lee

Modified 11 Jan 2021, 9:02 am

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is scheduled to make an announcement today on new movement restriction rules to address the rising number of Covid-19 infections.

Daily new cases across the country are averaging 2,298 this month, up from an average of 12 in August when Malaysia succeeded in almost stemming local transmissions.

The third wave - which began in late September 2020 following the Sabah state election - has shown no sign of slowing down...

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