Over 82,000 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Malaysia, says Health Minister


A child is tested for Covid-19 in Shah Alam on May 27, 2021. - AFP/Mohd Rasfan

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Malaysians should be very concerned as a total of 82,341 cases of Covid-19 infection in the country involve infants and children.

The grim figure was disclosed by Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba, who said of the total, 19,851 cases involved children below four years old; 8,237 cases (five to six); 26,851 (seven to 12) and 27,402 (13 to 17), and they were Covid-19 patients in categories 1, 2 and 3.

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