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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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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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Health Ministry: Allegation of five COVID-19 cases in Klang Hospital a hoax

The Health Ministry has refuted the allegation that there are five positive COVID-19 cases at Klang Hospital, after a video clip on it went viral on social media yesterday. In a Facebook post, the ministry said the five-second video clip

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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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COVID-19: Seek facts from valid sources – Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR: It is crucial for all parties to seek facts from valid and authorised sources during times of crisis and uncertainty amidst the COVID-19 infection situation, Health Ministry director general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said. “Each and every

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Health screenings at Langkawi International Airport to continue

KUALA LUMPUR: Health screenings will continue at Langkawi International Airport (LIA) although all direct flights between China and Langkawi Island have been temporarily suspended, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said. He said passengers and airline crew would continue to

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Dzulkefly: Country’s preparedness in facing coronavirus at its best

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry (MOH) dismissed claims by certain quarters that it was late in taking action relating to the 2019 novel coronavirus infection in the country. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said the country’s preparedness including

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Coronavirus: Viral video on patient being taken to Ampang Hospital is fake

KUALA LUMPUR:  The viral video footage purportedly showing a patient infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus being taken to Hospital Ampang, is not true. The Health Ministry in a recent post on its official Facebook account said the matter had

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Coronavirus: Three more cases in Malaysia, total now at seven

Three more 2019 novel coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Malaysia, bringing the total of positive cases to seven. Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement yesterday evening that all seven cases involved Chinese

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Singapore confirms fifth imported coronavirus case

Singapore’s Ministry of Health today confirmed its fifth imported case of the novel coronavirus. In its latest update, the ministry said the fifth case is a 56-year-old female Chinese national from Wuhan who arrived in Singapore with her family on

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