Daily Dose @ 5: M'sia records another 4,446 new COVID-19 cases, Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week

May 17, 09:00 AM
AMONG the headlines for Monday, 17 May, 2021, the Health Ministry today reported another 4,446 new Covid-19 cases as Malaysia comes out of the Hari Raya break.

Meanwhile, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor has the highest number of infections at 1,650 followed by Sarawak and Johor.

Also, the fighting has spilled into a second week on Monday amid mounting international calls for a ceasefire, as Israel bombed what it said were underground tunnels used by Hamas and Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages at Israeli cities.

No sign of any imminent end to the most serious hostilities in years between Israel and the Hamas Islamists who rule Gaza, where 2 million Palestinians live.

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