Malaysia reports 2,998 new coronavirus cases, 22 deaths

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia on Wednesday reported 2,998 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded infections to 272,163.

The health ministry also reported 22 new deaths, raising total fatalities to 1,005.

(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; Editing by Martin Petty)

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