WORLD Malaysia to impose 'total lockdown' as daily COVID-19 cases breach 8,000

WORLD

Malaysia to impose 'total lockdown' as daily COVID-19 cases breach 8,000

Xinhua

22:12, May 28, 2021

Police officers talk with local residents at a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said. (Photos: Chong Voon Chung/Xinhua)

Police officers talk with local residents at a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said.

Soldiers patrol a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said.

A local resident looks out from barbed wires at a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said.

A soldier stands guard at a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said.

Soldiers patrol a residential area which is under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Cheras on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28, 2021. Malaysia on Friday reported 8,290 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike for the fourth day in a row, bringing the national total to 549,514, the health ministry said.

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