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Over 1k screened on board MV Genting Dream, none with COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Health screenings of 678 passengers and 445 crew members of the MV Genting Dream cruise ship, currently docked at the Boustead Cruise Centre (BCC), Port Klang, found none of them has shown COVID-19 symptoms, said Health Minister Datuk

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Dzulkefly: Two more COVID-19 patients cured and discharged

PUCHONG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today said two more COVID-19 patients in the country have been cured and discharged. Dzulkefly said the cumulative patients that have been cured and discharged until today are at 17. “One of

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Dzulkefly: Two more cured from the COVID-19, total cases remain 22

PUCHONG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said two more Malaysian COVID-19 patients have fully recovered and discharged from hospital today. In total, 15 patients have been cured from the coronavirus in Malaysia. One of the patient was a

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COVID-19: 107 evacuees from Wuhan allowed to go home

PUTRAJAYA: All 107 individuals comprising Malaysians and their family members who were evacuated from Wuhan, China on Feb 4 following COVID-19 outbreak in the republic, have been allowed to leave the monitoring centre in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan after completing their

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Dzulkefly: WHO praises Malaysia’s preparedness, ability to deal with COVID-19

PUTRAJAYA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has, once again, commended Malaysia’s preparedness and ability to address COVID-19 infection. WHO also held Malaysia in high regard in terms of public health, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad after holding

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First Malaysian COVID-19 patient recovers, gets discharged

KUALA LUMPUR: The first Malaysian COVID-19 patient was allowed to return home yesterday having fully recovered from the infection, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said. He said this brings the number of recovered cases to nine. He said

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Dzulkefly: No consensus that COVID-19 is airborne

PUTRAJAYA: Scientists and medical experts have not reached a consensus that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can spread through air. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said to date, most medical experts have stated that liquid droplet was identified

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Dzulkefly: Health Ministry received 26 additional thermal scanners

PUCHONG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today said that his ministry received 26 additional thermal scanners that will be used in screening for the coronavirus at all entry points into the country. Dzulkefly said the additional thermal scanners

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Dzulkefly: Antiviral drug only used on coronavirus patients with pneumonia

PUCHONG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today said that antiviral drug, Kaletra, will only be used to treat novel coronavirus patients with pneumonia. “Other novel coronavirus patients will be given symptomatic treatment with continuous monitoring, without the need

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Coronavirus: One new case detected in Malaysia, total now 15 – Dzulkefly

PUCHONG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today said a tourist from Wuhan, China has been confirmed infected by the novel coronavirus in Malaysia. Dzulkefly said the woman, aged 59, is the 15 confirmed novel coronavirus cases detected in

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