KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) (pictured) has cancelled classes for 10 days starting from today in light of the presence of COVID-19 in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Malaysia is in the “early containment” phase regarding the Covid-19 virus, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad reiterated yesterday, stressing that the spread of the infection in the country remains under control.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): OCBC Bank Research is expecting Malaysia to cut interest rate further this March, after a recent one in January, following lower-than-expected GDP growth during the fourth quarter of last year (4Q19), that could slow further this quarter (1Q2020), due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Singapore health authorities have reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), reported the TODAY digital news provider.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Malaysia’s economic growth will be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, particularly in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20), said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA) is allaying fears of a critical shortage of medical gloves, as China and other countries battle the Wuhan virus, saying its members are ramping up production to meet demand.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): CIMB Group Bhd has arranged for a number of reliefs for CIMB Bank Bhd and CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd customers who have been affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): As of Feb 12, 97 more people died from the Covid-19 outbreak, bringing the total death toll in Mainland China to 1,113, said the Chinese government.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The Health Ministry has identified 22 people who were in close contact with the country’s 18th novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) patient, Malaysiakini reported today.
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.