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Malaysia declares nationwide lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike

/ 07:33 PM May 10, 2021
Lockdown to prevent COVID-19 spread, in Petaling Jaya

A police officer checks the documents of a driver at a roadblock during lockdown ahead of the Eid al-Fitr celebrations in an effort to prevent a large-scale transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday announced another nationwide lockdown, as the country grapples with a fresh surge in coronavirus cases that has pushed its total caseload past 440,000.

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