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Deputy Minister Zahidi tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to Hospital Sungai Buloh

PUTRAJAYA (Jan 13): Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin (pictured) has been confirmed positive for Covid-19 based on test results received this morning.

A statement issued by his office said Zahidi underwent a Covid-19 screening test upon returning to Kuala Lumpur from Penang on Monday.

Zahidi has been taken to Hospital Sungai Buloh for further treatment in accordance with guidelines set by the Ministry of Health (MoH).

"Zahidi is now in stable condition and apologises for any inconvenience caused. He also prays that Allah SWT will make it easier for all who are involved,” the statement said.

It said Zahidi had taken another Covid-19 test on Dec 25 last year, which turned out negative.

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