Malaysian king declares state of emergency as coronavirus cases hit record high

Jan 12, 2021 | INVESTING

Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah on Tuesday approved a national emergency to stem the spread of Covid-19, as rising cases put the country’s health care systems at breaking point.The declaration came as a shock as Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin did not mention such a plan on Monday when he announced targeted lockdowns across the country to quell a surging third wave of infections.“This consent also takes into account the personal safety of the people and the best interests of…

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