Daily Dose @ 5: Malaysia logs a steady rise with 5,522 COVID-19 cases, One hostage dead after 11-hour standoff in Japan

Episode 343,  Jan 28, 09:00 AM

AMONG the headlines for Friday, January 28, 2021, Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases continue to soar as the country registered a total of 5,522 infections within the last 24 hours.

Ten more people have died from Covid-19 as of yesterday.


Also, one hostage died and another one remained unconscious in the hospital after police arrested a 66-year-old man in a standoff near Tokyo this morning.

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