May 1, 2020 / 8:57 AM / a month ago

Malaysia reports 69 new coronavirus cases with 1 new death

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing protective mask passes by a mural at a Mass Rapid Transit station, following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia reported 69 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6,071.

The number of fatalities rose by one to 103.

Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said Malaysia would allow the majority of businesses to resume operations from May 4, partially easing restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the outbreak.

Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; editing by John Stonestreet

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