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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 Reuters - Malaysia logged a record 27,831 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, the health ministry said, the highest daily rise since mid-August last year amid a surge in infections caused by the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the virus.
This, he said, were Selangor 97% , Kelantan 88% , Perak 85% , Perlis 84% , Sabah 82% , Putrajaya 79% , Johor 79% , Kuala Lumpur 71% and Penang 54%.
Meanwhile, Dr Noor Hisham said as of yesterday, a total of 1,269 cases required hospital admission.
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday announced a two-week nationwide lockdown starting in June, allowing only essential economic and service sectors to stay open.
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Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin yesterday said the recent rise in cases was due to Malaysia feeling the full effects of a wave of infections with the COVID-19 Omicron variant, adding that he expects daily cases to reach 15,000 soon.