updated on 20.11.2020

Until a vaccine arrives, Malaysia will continue its current public health response of implementing lockdowns whenever Covid-19 cases rise rapidly, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. (ColdBlue 20.11)

updated on 30.10.2020

Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah has rejected (OCT 25) a request by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for him to declare a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus crisis, saying he did not see the need.

source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/10/25/malaysias-king-rejects-pms-push-for-coronavirus-emergency

updated: 16.10.2020

KUCHING, Oct 16 — A multi-agency Covid-19 special operation has arrested 25 undocumented migrant workers at a construction site at the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) vicinity.

Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said in a statement late last night that the operation was carried out after two undocumented migrant workers were tested Covid-positive two days ago.

WHO praises Malaysia's handling of Covid-19 pandemic

sources: The edge markets, Malay mail

updated: 09.10.2020

Latest News: Government to refuse entry to long-term immigration pass holders from countries reporting more that 150,000 COVID-19 cases (Reuters, 03.09.2020). Ban on international tourists will remain in place until 31 December (TTG Asia, 31.08.2020).



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