Sarawak reported the highest number of new infections today at 2,825, followed by Selangor (2,244) and Johor (1,807).
Selangor reported the highest number of cases today with 1,985, followed by Johor (1,913), Sarawak (1,766), Sabah (1,629), Kelantan (1,264) and Penang (1,052).
On its outlook, the group said notwithstanding the initiatives launched to counter the impact of the pandemic, the economy is expected to recover at a slower pace in view of the prevailing weak business environment and consumer sentiments.
Besides Sarawak, lower daily figures were also seen for places including Sabah and Kuala Lumpur.
Sarawak again had the most infections at 3,732, followed by Johor (1,959), Selangor (1,934), Penang (1,417), Kelantan (1,338), Sabah (1,291) and Perak (1,184)
As such, the ministry is now aiming to have 60% of teenagers aged 12 to 17 years get at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by November, and for 80% of those eligible to be vaccinated to be fully inoculated before schools reopen for the 2022 session, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
George Kent also said that it was not aware that the MoF favours MRCB’s acquisition of George Kent's stake in the MRCB George Kent Sdn Bhd (JV Co).
"The board is of the opinion that the investment represents a good investment opportunity for Vsolar Group. The consideration paid for the investment was funded entirely by internally-generated funds of Vsolar and its subsidiaries."
Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa served as chief secretary to the government from June 24, 2012 till Aug 28, 2018
Newly minted Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said Malaysia needs to be prepared to accept the reality that coronavirus will become endemic, and that even with vaccination, efforts to undertake behavioural changes and to comply with the standard operating procedures have to continue. "This approach will enable various sectors of the economy to reopen and for our lives to return to function as it used to under new norms."