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State governments heed Agong’s call to focus on fight against COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Leaders of state governments have heeded the decree of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah to continue efforts and enforcement to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari tweeted

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MBSB Bank employee tested positive for Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: MBSB Bank Bhd confirmed today that one of its non- customer facing employees based at Kenanga International, Jalan Sultan Ismail has tested positive for Covid-19. The employee, who contracted Covid-19 from a family member, is now being treated.

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Permit required for those exiting CMCO areas

KLANG: People residing in Klang mukim (sub-district) housing estates which have been placed under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) beginning today, must obtain a police permit to leave the area for work or other important matters. Selangor police chief

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Nearly 480,000 children infected with COVID-19 in US: report

WASHINGTON: Nearly 480,000 child COVID-19 cases have been reported in the United States since the onset of the pandemic, reported Xinhua news agency according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association. While children

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New Zealand PM reschedules general election for October over COVID-19

MOSCOW: The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has decided to postpone the general election in the country to October 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reported Sputnik news agency. Ardern was considering several options, including holding the election

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Lim: Will the Prime Minister or Health Minister ensure the setting up of a Parliamentary Select Committee on Covid 19?

Will the Prime Minister or Health Minister ensure the setting up of a Parliamentary Select Committee on Covid 19 for MPs at the current parliamentary meeting to monitor the public health, economic and nation-building crisis of Covid 19? Around Malaysia

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Atletico Madrid announce two positives for COVID-19 on eve of trip to Lisbon

MADRID: Atletico Madrid confirmed on Sunday evening that two members due to travel to Lisbon on Monday for the quarterfinals of the Champions League had tested positive for coronavirus, reported Xinhua news agency. The club did not confirm whether the

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COVID-19: Over 100 individuals in Penang undergo test

GEORGE TOWN: More than 100 people in Penang have been called up through the contact tracing app to undergo the COVID-19 test, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. Most of them were tested negative for the disease while others

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Bank closed for sanitisation and COVID-19 preventive measures

BAGAN SERAI: A bank closed yesterday for sanitisation purposes as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 after one of its employees was found to have had close contact with a patient. According to Kerian District Police Chief Supt Omar

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Possible closure of schools in Covid-19 red zones among issues in Parliament today

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education’s (MOE) decision on the possible closure of all schools in Covid-19 Red Zones, is among the issues to be raised at the Dewan Rakyat sitting, which enters its 13th day today. According to the Order

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