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Sabah election ‘seeded’ third Covid wave, study confirms
Published:  May 29, 2021 12:16 AM
Updated: 2:05 AM

The Sabah state election last year had resulted in an estimated 2,979 Covid-19 cases in the first few weeks after polling day, according to a new analysis published on Thursday.

This amounts to 70 percent of cases reported in the state from Sept 26 (polling day) until Oct 12 when the government began imposing the conditional movement control order in Sabah and several other states to curb the outbreak.

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