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Coronavirus: Malaysia extends lockdown by two weeks; Pakistan province to block phones of unvaccinated

Malaysia extended the nationwide lockdown by two weeks as the number of daily cases remains elevated, Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.The first phase of the lockdown, due to end on June 14, will continue until June 28. The decision to extend was made as new infections continue to exceed 5,000 daily.Malaysia returned to a hard lockdown this month after daily infections exceeded a record 9,000 by end-May, straining the resources of the nation’s hospitals. Only essential sectors may…

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