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A year of Covid-19 in Malaysia

Azneal Ishak & Mukhriz Hazim

Published
Modified 25 Jan 2021, 5:14 am

PHOTO ESSAY | A year ago today, the first cases of Covid-19 were reported in Malaysia.

News had broken that a dangerous virus was killing hundreds of people in Wuhan, China and the first reported cases on Jan 25, 2020, involved three Chinese nationals who had entered via Johor from Singapore five days earlier.

Since that time, the virus has had an impact on the whole world with nearly 100 million cases reported and a global death toll that stands at approximately 2,131,000.

Malaysia has now reported a cumulative total of 183,801 cases and...

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