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.
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
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).