(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Malaysia's new confirmed cases in a single day hit a new high, "quiet"

  China News Agency, Kuala Lumpur, January 1st (Reporter Chen Yue) At 0:00 on January 1, 2021, there will be no fireworks in the sky in Kuala Lumpur, and many landmarks will no longer be counted down.

Officials from the Kuala Lumpur City Council told the local media that Kuala Lumpur has ushered in the "most peaceful" New Year in history.

  On December 31, the Ministry of Health of Malaysia issued the last outbreak notification for 2020: As of noon that day, the country had newly confirmed 2,525 new cases of new coronary pneumonia in the past 24 hours, the highest number of new confirmed cases in a single day since the outbreak. .

  This is Malaysia’s 22nd consecutive day with more than 1,000 new confirmed cases in a single day.

In this context, Malaysia has cancelled New Year's Eve celebrations.

Malaysian Defense Minister Ismail Sabri Jacobs, who is responsible for coordinating epidemic control measures, recently emphasized that the government does not allow New Year's Eve activities in the form of gatherings, and "just celebrate at home."

  The aforementioned municipal council official told the local media that Kuala Lumpur will not hold traditional countdown celebrations, fireworks displays and light shows.

Malaysia's landmark attractions such as Kuala Lumpur Tower and Resorts World Genting also announced the cancellation of New Year's Eve celebrations.

  However, the reporter also saw that although there are no celebrations, many shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur are still crowded.

Many online New Year's Eve activities also attract many people to participate.

  Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin issued a New Year's message on the evening of December 31, stating that the number of new confirmed cases in a single day hit a new high, and people should pay attention to self-discipline and protect themselves and their families from infection.