Tuesday, July 20, 2021

covid-19 cases

Cases rise to 12,366 nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of new Covid-19 cases in the country in the last 24 hours has risen again, with 12,366 cases reported today, said Health director-general, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. The new development brings the cumulative number...

13,215 new cases – highest to date

KUALA LUMPUR: The daily number of Covid-19 infections in Malaysia continues to rise with a total of 13,215 cases reported today, the highest daily figure recorded since the pandemic hit the country. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the sharp...

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Assign MOs based on state’s infection numbers

KUCHING: Contract medical officers (MOs) should be assigned to states according to their daily Covid-19 infection numbers, said independent think tank Emir Research. It noted that of the 14,000 contract MOs and nurses whose services have been extended until 2022,...

Dine-in still too risky

KUCHING: Considering the current Covid-19 situation in Malaysia, particularly Sarawak, it's no surprise that many are in favour of the ban on dine-ins at restaurants and eateries. Despite unable to enjoy their drinks and meals at their favourite eateries like...

How to resuscitate a failed pandemic response

BY AWANG BOLKIAH ALI To determine an effective solution to our current predicament of a stubborn and sustained Covid-19 new case level, one must first have the humility to accept the fact that the hodgepodge strategy of misconceived half measures...

Senior minister recovers from Covid-19

KUCHING: Senior Minister (Infrastructure Cluster) Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has recovered after testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this month. In a Facebook post on Friday (June 25), he said he had returned to work after being released from quarantine. Fadillah said...

5,803 new cases recorded today

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of new Covid-19 cases in the country has surpassed the 5,000 mark for four consecutive days, with 5,803 cases reported over the last 24 hours. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said with the...

5,841 new cases reported today

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s daily tally of Covid-19 cases continues to exceed the 5,000 mark for two consecutive days when 5,841 infections were reported today. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in a tweet, said the figure showed and...

Cases declining? What’s the testing rate?

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii has urged the federal government to be transparent with its Covid-19 data including its testing rates and daily case figures.  He said this should be done instead of giving the impression that the...
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Over 5,000 vehicles ordered to turn back nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 5,594 vehicles were ordered to turn back at roadblocks nationwide since yesterday for flouting...
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