Malaysia reports 170 new coronavirus cases including one new death

A healthcare worker wearing protective gear takes a blood sample to test a person for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan reuters_tickers
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian health authorities on Tuesday reported 170 new coronavirus cases, raising the cumulative tally to 3,963 cases as Southeast Asia's third-largest economy grapples with the highest infection rate in the region.

The latest data includes one new death, raising total fatalities to 63.

(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; editing by John Stonestreet)

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