- Staggering 190 new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia; tally at 428
- Majority of the new cases are linked to the tabligh gathering at the Seri Petaling mosque.
Malaysia confirmed 190 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases on Sunday, raising the tally of infections in the country to 428.
It is the highest single-day increase in cases on record since the outbreak began on Jan 25.
According to a statement by the Health Ministry, a majority of the new cases are linked to the tabligh gathering at the Seri Petaling mosque on Feb 28.
The new Covid-19 tally makes Malaysia the worst-affected country by the virus by far in Southeast Asia.