Malaysia reports 125 new coronavirus cases after 16,000 people gather

A woman wearing a protective mask walks at a mosque following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AFP)

Malaysia reported 125 new coronavirus cases on Monday, with most linked to a religious gathering attended by around 16,000 people.

The new cases bring the total tally to 553 in the country, which remains the worst affected in Southeast Asia.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57