KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Six new Covid-19 cases stemming from local transmissions in Wuhan, China just two weeks after the city discharged its last patients from hospital are worrying health authorities, reported the Straits Times (ST) To prevent a second wave of infections, the authorities have “ordered” all of the city’s 11 million residents to “undergo nucleic acid testing over a 10-day period”, said the report.
WUHAN (May 12): An official has been sacked in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province after the city recently reported six new confirmed Covid-19 cases, local authorities said yesterday according to Xinhua and Asia News Network.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 28): The coronavirus causing the Covid-19 disease “appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation”, Bloomberg reported on a new study.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Li Zehua (pictured), a Chinese journalist who went missing for almost two months after streaming videos from Wuhan, China about the COVID-19 situation there has reappeared, reported The Daily Mail of the UK.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Donnie Yen, the man who plays the legendary martial artist Ip Man (pictured), will donate HK$1 million (about RM537,000) to medical personnel battling the COVID-19 outbreak in China, especially in the city of Wuhan.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Prudential Malaysia will be extending a special coverage for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), (which we refer to as Wuhan virus) for all of its insurance policyholders and takaful certificate holders.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 5): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is in the midst of organising a multi-ministry discussion with stakeholders for the planning of an economic stimulus package amid the coronavirus outbreak, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 5): Genting Malaysia Bhd has taken several preventative measures to protect guests and staff at Resorts World Genting from the Wuhan virus by cancelling all tour bookings from China for the month of February.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 5): The Malaysian who was infected by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and a 38-year-old South Korean who has now tested positive for the Wuhan virus attended business meetings in Singapore, reported Reuters today.