Malaysia reported another death case, death toll increases to nine

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has recorded another death, bringing the COVID-19 death toll in the country to nine to date. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the patient was the Health Ministry’s medical doctor with a travel history to

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Cuban doctors head to Italy to fight coronavirus battle

HAVANA: Communist-run Cuba said it dispatched a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy for the first time this weekend, to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus at the request of the worst-affected region Lombardy. The Caribbean island

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Movement control order: More people likely to comply with the order

KUALA LUMPUR: Day five of the Movement Control Order (MCO) is expected to see a higher level of compliance, as members of the public are believed to have gained a greater understanding of the demand to limit their movement and

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Italy deaths jump almost 800, government shuts most workplaces

ROME: Italy recorded a jump in deaths from coronavirus of almost 800 yesterday, taking the toll in the world’s hardest-hit country to almost 5,000. In its latest desperate effort to halt the epidemic Rome ordered, that all businesses must close

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India launch 14-hour long curfew to reduce COVID-19 spread faster

MUMBAI: India launched a 14-hour long curfew today, to limit the fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic in the country, where 315 people have so far been found to have contracted the disease. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation

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Raja Permaisuri Agong treat the medical teams with her cooking

KUALA LUMPUR: The caring touch of the Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has always capture the hearts of the people and in this bleak COVID-19 outbreak, she again brings cheers to the medical teams fighting the disease

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Never experience anything like this, says Malaysians’ in Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR: “After over 10 years working in Singapore, this is the first time I’m experiencing a situation like this, being away from my family for days but have to maintain composure and continue working as usual.” Those are the

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Movement control order: Nearly 50,000 Thais returns home

NARATHIWAT: Nearly 50,000 Thai nationals working in Malaysia, have returned home following the Malaysian government’s decision to impose the Movement Control Order (MCO), from March 18 to 31 to contain COVID-19. Fourth Army deputy commander Maj Gen Kriangkrai Srirak said,

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Special flight carries Malaysian from Tehran arrive safely

KUALA LUMPUR: The special flight carrying Malaysian nationals from Tehran, Iran, one of the countries which have been severely infected by the COVID-19 outbreak, arrived safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang early today. The AirAsia flight

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COVID-19: UiTM confirms another new case, 3 under treatment

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) student has tested positive for COVID-19, taking the number of its students under treatment now to three. UiTM vice-chancellor Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohd Azraai Kassim said, the student was infected by his father

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