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Malaysia Says Lockdown Has Succeeded in Flattening Virus Curve

Members of the Malaysian Army and a police officer man a checkpoint during lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Members of the Malaysian Army and a police officer man a checkpoint during lockdown in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Photographer: Samsul Said/Bloomberg

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Malaysia says its lockdown has succeeded in “flattening the curve” of coronavirus infections as the number of new cases continue to stay low, according to the health ministry.