Hisham: COVID-19 cases reach 3,116, death 50

PUCHONG: Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 208 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today, bringing the total to 3,116. Hisham said 105 of the COVID-19 patients are receiving treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) at

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Yoga based breathing can boost immunity against Covid-19, says Modi’s yoga consultant

KUALA LUMPUR: Simple deep breathing techniques along with hand stretching incorporated in yoga can help raise the immunity within our body to fight against the spread of Covid-19, said Dr H. R. Nagendra, who is Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

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Hisham: Five type medicines use to treat COVID-19

PUCHONG: There are currently five types of medicine will be used in treating COVID-19 infection in the country. In a Facebook post, Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the medicines are called Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine, Favipravir, Remdesivir

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China reports smaller number of new daily coronavirus cases

SHANGHAI: China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for March 28, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Sunday. The number of so-called “imported”

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Singaporean’s passport cancelled for breach of stay-home notice over COVID-19

SINGAPORE: Singapore authorities have cancelled the passport of a citizen who breached a 14-day stay-home notice over COVID-19. The 53-year-old man was issued the notice on March 19 when he returned to Singapore via the Tanah Merah ferry terminal from Batam,

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Hisham: WHO choose Malaysia to test COVID-19 medicine

PUCHONG: World Health Organization (WHO) chose Malaysia to conduct clinical trial on a medicine called Rendesivir to treat COVID-19. Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Malaysia was picked based on the ability of the ministry to

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COVID-19: NGOs urged govt. to monitor price, distribution, stock of rice

PUCHONG: Two agriculture based NGOs, Malaysia Food Security and Sovereignty Forum and Padi Rescue urged the government to closely monitor price, distribution and stock of rice in the market during the COVID-19 outbreak crisis.  Its coordinator Nurfitri Amir Muhammad said

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Health Ministry: 11 districts in the red zone over COVID-19

PUCHONG: Health Ministry today said 11 districts in the country have been categorized as in the red zone after more than 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in the areas. In a Facebook post, the ministry said Lembah Pantai and

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Hisham: COVID-19 cases reach 2,031, death 23

PUCHONG: Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 235 of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today, increasing the new total to 2,031. Hisham said 60 of the new cases are from the tabligh gathering at Masjid Jamek, Sri

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U.S. states, cities desperate for coronavirus help, military prepares

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: Several more U.S. governors on Monday joined the procession of states ordering millions of Americans to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, while President Trump signaled he’s considering a move in the opposite direction.

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