Malaysia goes into total lockdown amid worsening Covid-19 outbreak

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    Malaysia began a two-week nationwide lockdown on June 1, 2021, to battle a surge in Covid-19 infections in the country. Only essential businesses such as banks, supermarkets and medical clinics are allowed to open, while travelling across the country remains banned. As of May 31, Malaysia had reported 12 consecutive days of more than 6,000 daily infections, according to the World Health Organization. The Malaysian government also announced a 40 billion ringgit (US$9.7 billion) stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the lockdown.

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