KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): A Reuters report has stated that a 70-year-old man in China's Hubei Province who was infected with coronavirus “did not show symptoms until 27 days later”, said local authorities.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): The COVID-19 death toll across Mainland China rose to 2,118 as of Wednesday (Feb 19) after 114 new fatalities were recorded, said the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Malaysia, citing China's National Health Commission updates.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): Up to 147 Chinese citizens from Hubei province has been denied entry into the country since Jan 27 (when the government suspended entry for Chinese from Hubei following a spike in coronavirus cases), The Malaysian Insight reported.
China does not allow our military transport planes to evacuate Malaysians, must use commercial flights
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): Beijing has not given the greenlight for Malaysia to use military transport planes to evacuate our citizens stuck in Hubei province and Wuhan as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah (pictured) said, reported Malaysiakini.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): The decision by the government to allow the return of Malaysians who are stranded in Hubei province is the right thing for a government to do for its citizens, according to the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA).
SINGAPORE (Jan 28): The city state’s Health Ministry has confirmed today that two more cases of coronavirus infection originating from Wuhan, China have been detected.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Scientists at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was reported to have “isolated the novel coronavirus in the environmental samples of a seafood market in Wuhan”.