Malaysia extends COVID-19 lockdown until end of June

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    The Malaysian government has extended a two-week nationwide lockdown, shutting all non-essential businesses, as the country is fighting a surge in the cases of COVID-19.

    More than 80 percent of reported infections do not belong to an identified cluster, indicating the infections are sporadic or unlinked.

    Public health policy specialists say this data indicates a lockdown will not be enough to reverse the trend of rising infections.

    Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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