SEOUL (Feb 22): South Korea has registered 142 new cases of the new coronavirus disease, dubbed COVID-19, within the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of the infected people in the country to 346, reported Sputnik news agency quoting the South Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): A total of 17 patients in Malaysia have recovered fully from COVID-19 while five are still being treated at the time of writing.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Malaysia's theme parks and attractions are one of the worst-hit leisure segments as both domestic and foreign tourists shy away from crowded places for fear of contracting the deadly coronavirus.
MOSCOW (Feb 19): The first suspected case of the novel coronavirus has been registered in Honduras, Sputnik news agency quoted the Heraldo portal report that cited the health authorities.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): At least two retailers are experiencing drastic sales decline at their outlets located at tourist zones, following concerns over the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
KULAI (Feb 14): The Johor government does not rule out the possibility that the property sector in the state could be impacted following investor concerns of a prolonged COVID-19 outbreak that has spread to several countries, including Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The private sector has been encouraged to install thermal scanners at their premises, especially at the main entrance of buildings.
KUCHING (Feb 14): Sarawak yesterday recorded four new suspected cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, according to the State Disaster Management Committee.