Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP
Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP

Coronavirus Malaysia: PM blames Sabah election as among causes of huge infection surge

  • After weeks of single or double digit rises, Malaysia on Tuesday recorded 691 new cases – the third record daily increase in the space of four days
  • Despite the surge, a national lockdown was not being considered, Muhyiddin Yassin said from quarantine after one of his ministers tested positive

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP
Voters wearing face masks queue at a polling station in Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo island on September 26. Photo: AP
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