Friday, April 16, 2021

Covid-19

1,349 new Covid cases, two deaths nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,349 Covid-19 new cases and two deaths from the viral infection were recorded today, said Health director Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said from the number of new cases, 1,342 were local transmissions...

Covid-19 inspired baby names

Until an effective vaccine is found to fight this pandemic, we need to enhance our self-discipline to fight Covid-19.— Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to unusual and some say, questionable, baby names. Last week,...

India’s Covid-19 tally close to 7 mln, 73,272 new cases recorded

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 tally continues to rise and is close to 7 million, as 73,272 new cases in the past 24 hours took it to 6,979,423 on Saturday, said the latest data released by the federal health ministry. With...

PM launches book on Covid-19

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin todaylaunched a book, The Covid-19 Chronicles of Malaysia (Second Edition), at the Prime Minister’s Office here. The book, containing the chronology on the Covid-19 outbreak in the country and strategies to address the...

Follow SOP, wear face mask

SIBU: Members of the public, especially those in Selangau, are advised to follow strictly the standard operating procedure (SOP), including the mandatory use of face mask in crowded area. It was responsibility of everyone to prevent further spread of Covid...

MOH mulls law against parents taking children to public places

PUTRAJAYA: Parents and guardians who insist on bringing their young children to public places without valid reasons are likely to face legal action, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the...

47 new cases, 44 recoveries, no deaths

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported 47 new positive Covid-19 cases as of noon today, bringing the cumulative figure to 6,941. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 21 of the new cases are foreigners. “The number...

No visitors for 14 days after being discharged

PUTRAJAYA: Recovered Covid-19 patients who have been discharged from hospital should quarantine themselves at home for 14 days before they can receive guests at home. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Covid-19 patients who have been discharged from...

The rakyat will be cared for come rain or shine

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given the assurance that the people’s welfare will be taken care of despite the country being in the midst of the movement control order (MCO) due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin...

Helping SME weather economic challenges

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will ensure that the local small and medium enterprises (SME) sector will remain resilient and sustainable in facing the current economic challenges, especially the cash flow problem during the movement control order (MCO) period, said...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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