Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP
Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: In Malaysia, calls for a lockdown grow as confirmed cases climb to 553

  • The country reported 125 new cases on Monday, 95 of which are linked to a mass Islamic religious meeting held last month
  • The announcement follows a 190-case jump over the weekend, making Malaysia the worst-hit country in Southeast Asia

Topic |   Coronavirus Malaysia
Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP
Pedestrians wearing face masks in a Kuala Lumpur shopping district on March 15. Photo: AP
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