KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Another six Covid-19 cases linked to variants of concern (VOC) were detected in Malaysia from June 20 to 22, raising the total number of VOC cases to 173.
NEW DELHI (June 23): India's homegrown Covaxin and Covishield vaccines against the coronavirus are deemed effective against the Delta Plus Covid-19 variant, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI (May 22): India's Covid-19 tally rose to 26,289,290 with 257,299 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, said the federal Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): The following are the updates on Covid-19 figures on selected countries as at 10 am today.
BANGKOK (May 22): Thailand has detected its first domestically transmitted cases of the highly infectious Indian COVID-19 variant at a construction camp in northern Bangkok.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The 14-day mandatory quarantine period for all passengers from India arriving in Malaysia via the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) mission on May 12 and repatriation flight on May 13, has been extended to 21 days.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 11): Doctors in India are warning the public in the country that cow dung cannot prevent Covid-19 infections and may instead spread other diseases, Reuters reported today.
PUTRAJAYA (May 8): Malaysians have been advised to take heed of the Covid-19 tsunami in India, and avoid a similar situation from occurring here, by strictly complying with the standard operating procedures (SOP) set by the government.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (NUFAM) urged the government to immediately vaccinate airline workers before dispatching flights to India as they are the most at-risk workers besides frontliners working in hospitals.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Malaysian government is to conduct a special repatriation mission to bring home Malaysians from the northern and western region of India as the country set another new record in daily new Covid-19 cases and fatalities on Thursday.