Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP
Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Japan death toll tops 5,000; Malaysia cases hit new daily high

  • The pace of deaths has accelerated recently, forcing Japanese PM Suga to declare a state of emergency in 11 prefectures
  • Malaysia recorded a new high of 4,275 daily infections on Saturday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP
Policemen hold signs asking people to stay home amid rising coronavirus cases in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AFP
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