AMONG the headlines for Tuesday, January 18, 2022, new COVID-19 infections jumped to 3,245 in Malaysia’s latest COVID-19 log.

Meanwhile, about 97.8 per cent of the adult population were fully vaccinated and 41 per cent of the adult population in the country received the COVID-19 booster dose yesterday.

Also, at least two people are confirmed to have died in Tonga following the undersea volcanic blast that sent tsunami waves toward the island nation and across the Pacific over the weekend, officials said.

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