Malaysia reports 117 new coronavirus cases

A woman wearing a protective mask walks at a mosque following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 16, 2020 (AFP)

Malaysia reported 117 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 790.

The health ministry said 80 of the new cases were linked to a gathering of 16,000 at a mosque near Kuala Lumpur.

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